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* •25% (648,500) of total forces in country were draftees.

* •Draftees accounted for 30.4% (17,725) of combat deaths in Vietnam. * •Total draftees (1965-73) 1,728,344.

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What year did people get drafted for the Vietnam war?

Americans were drafted into the Vietnam War in 1965.

How many people were drafted into the Vietnam War?

About 700,000 or about 30 percent of those who served in Vietnam were drafted. This of course does not jive with the misconception that the Vietnam war was fought by draftees.

Why do people choose to join the Vietnam war?

They were drafted.

Why were people protesting the Vietnam war?

They didn't want to get drafted. Many people did not think the US belonged in Viet Nam.

Were mentally challenged people drafted in the Vietnam war?

Medically exempt.

How many men were drafted into the marines during Vietnam?


What were Vietnam War draft resistors?

people who resisted (didnt want to) get drafted.

Why would people fight for another country in the Vietnam war?

Because they were drafted.

What did the people here in America think about the war in Vietnam?

They didn't want to be drafted for it.

Why were some people against the Vietnam war?

Some people were against the Vietnam War because young men were being drafted to fight in the war.

How many us troops were drafted for Vietnam war in 1969?

Troops weren't drafted (Troops are ALREADY in the service); 40,000 men a month were being drafted.

How young where the soldiers that where drafted in the Vietnam war?

Drafted 19 year old men could be found in Vietnam.

Approximately how many men were drafted during the Vietnam War?

By 1968, approximately 40,000 men a month were being drafted.

Reasons people become soldiers in the Vietnam War?

Some went in to fight communism, others were drafted and had no choice. Most were drafted by 1968.

How many people fled to Canada to avoid being drafted into Vietnam?

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.

Burning of Vietnam draft card why did people do it?

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.

At what age did you have to be to be drafted into Vietnam?

Not drafted into Vietnam. A man could be drafted into the military and NOT go to Vietnam. He could be stationed anywhere. Most men that were drafted were in their early twenties, a very few got conscripted at 19 (compared to the 20 or 21 or 22 age group).

Based on the Vietnam War how does it's conflict affect the people of the nation?

If they're drafted to fight in it, they're affected. If they're not drafted to fight in it, then they can watch it on television.

What is the Vietnam draft?

Being drafted (conscripted) into the military during the Vietnam War.

Could you be twenty nine and get drafted to the Vietnam war?

I believe they drafted to the age of 32

Why do ignorant people deny the US Navy drafted during the Vietnam War?

I know the US Navy drafted in October of 1965 because they did NOT reach their enlistment quota

Were people drafted even if there was not a war going on?

Men only, yes; until the end of the Vietnam War.

When were soldiers drafted into the Vietnam war?


Was Marvin Gaye active in Vietnam?

Marvin Gaye's brother, Frankie, had been drafted and sent to Vietnam in 1967. Marvin structured many of his songs around his brother and the Vietnam War.

How many Australian men were conscripted to war in Vietnam?

Approximately 63,000 men were drafted and about 19,000 of those men served in country in South Vietnam.