What was Vietnam?

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No one used to say, "Republic of South Vietnam", or "I'm going to South Vietnam", it was usually said as, "I'm going to Vietnam", hence the word Vietnam...when in reality we were headed for SOUTH Vietnam, Vietnam was two separate countries. North and South Vietnam were simply countries in the south eastern portion of Asia (on the continent of Eurasia). You certainly weren't going to NORTH Vietnam. Not unless you were either an aircrewman or pilot. Those men actually fought in the skies of NORTH Vietnam. Aerial dog-fights (air combat) over South Vietnam rarely if ever happened. Nearly, if not all, of our POWs were airmen shot down over NORTH Vietnam.

What was Vietnam War money spent on?

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What was Vietnam war famous for?

The longest war in US history; the only war in which the US cause was lost to the enemy, in this case, the communists.. In all past wars, the enemy has either been consumed (

What was Vietnam Declaration of Independence?

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What was Vietnam War?

The Vietnam War was a terrible war throughout the 1960's and 1970's. It was located in Vietnam, in southeast Asia. This war was not declared a war until long after it had fini

What was Vietnam called before 1975?

After the fall of the French garrison at Dien Bien Phu in 1954, it was partitioned into North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The Vietnam War (1954-1975) grew out of the attempt by

What was Vietnam called before the war?

From 1885 until 1954 (excepting a brief period of Japanese control as the Empire of Vietnam) Vietnam was part of the colony of French Indochina. Before the war , Vietnam was

What was Vietnam like in 1975?

Vietnam became Vietnam in 1975. Prior to 1975, there were two nations: North Vietnam & South Vietnam. In the spring of 1975, South Vietnam experienced a conventional militar