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Answered 2012-09-02 01:19:56

The Navy did not draft during the Vietnam War, but the Marine Corp did draft 42,633 men during the war.

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Over 16,000,000 US draft dodgers and families, friends either protested or resisted the draft, or were outspoken critics of the war. (Vietnam Statistics, Sears).

Some Americans avoided the draft by leaving the country. (Apex)

Many young people who were drafted did not want to go to Vietnam because they did not support the war. To show their resentment, they burned the draft cards. This was quickly outlawed and punishment for doing so resulted in going to Vietnam anyway or being arrested.

Men were drafted during the Vietnam War starting at 18 years old, while the minimum voting age at the time was 21. Also there were draft exceptions for college students and certain professionals. This caused some to claim the draft was supplying a "poor man's Army."

See Websites: Statistics About the Vietnam War. Note-Some sources say in excess of 16 million people either protested the war or dodged the draft.

During the Vietnam War and in years after, many people in Vietnam wished to escape from the communism of their homeland. Australia was their destination as it was close by and Australia allowed these Vietnamese people to settle there.

Some Americans avoided the draft by leaving the country.Rich man's war; poor man's fight. Straight from the mouth of a GI!many young men were students could avoid the draft

Over 58,000 US servicemen died in the Vietnam War.

It is estimated that approximately 50,000 Americans went to Canada in order to avoid the draft. The Vietnam War lasted from 1959 to 1975.

The Vietnam War had 16 million men that avoided US military service (dodged the draft).

None. Advisers were sent, but there was no large scale draft. It isn't until 1968 the draft really kicks in.

1.1 million North Vietnemese people were killed during the Vietnam war

Research: Statistics About The Vietnam War, recommended by the History Channel. And, The American War Library.

The the United States needed to go to an all volunteer fighting force because the draft was not productive in many standpoints.

Many Baby Boomers were involved in protests during the 1960s and 70s. Largely they were opposed to the Vietnam War, the military draft, and repression of minorities.

There are 86 million people in Vietnam as of 2011

40,000 men a month in 1968. Be advised, statistics showing "volunteers" are largely draft induced volunteers; an old trick when writing stats.

829832 people are estimated to be "homeless in Vietnam.

About 100,000 Americans went to other countries, or remained in hiding in the United States; about 50% to 90% of these are believed to have gone to Canada.According to official Canadian estimates about 125,000 Americans immigrated to Canada during the Vietnam war period. Not all of these would have been draft dodgers.

Can't speak for NORTH Vietnam, but SOUTH Vietnam had millions during the war.

Pre-Draft you may only have 10, but you may trade for more during the draft.

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