How did the cold war relate to the Vietnam war?
The Cold War was pretty much the United States opposing communism, and it greatly relates to the Vietnam War because communists wanted to take over South Vietnam, and since the US had made opposing communism one of its goals the US is of couse going to help South Vietnam fight communism.
Vietnam was part of the cold war. The cold war was a military stand-off between two sets of nations with two different ways of life. Part of the cold war: Vietnam was a "hot" battle of the cold war. A war generally consists of a series of battles. Cold war=no deaths, no shooting Hot war=shooting and killing
No. Its two completely separate conflicts. The motives for both wars are however similar, as they both relate to the cold war. Both wars started because of the wests, mostly USA, efforts to stop the spread of communism. As the Korean war was seen as a succes on USAs behalf, the Vietnam war was a complete failure.