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How was Vietnam divided before the war?


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Answered 2017-05-16 19:14:54

It wasn't divided before the war. The division happened at the end of the war.


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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 divided into two, North Vietnam and South Vietnam.

It wasn't divided after WW2; Korea was. Vietnam was divided in 1954 at the 17th parallel, after the French Indochina War (aka 1st Indochina War).

Before World War Two, Vietnam had been part of the French Empire.There had been fighting in Vietnam for decades before the Vietnam War began.

Unfortunately, before the Vietnam War, as you know it, Vietnam was still embroiled in war. Another words, before the Vietnam War, there already was another war in Vietnam...the 1st Indochina War (also called the French War). And before the French War was the Japanese occupation during WWII...which was a guerrilla war fought against Imperial Japanese occupation forces (supported by the US/Allies).

As was the American people, the UN was divided on the Vietnam War.

Like the US Civil War in the 1860s the Vietnam War in the 1960s divided America.

Vietnam is a country that is divided was in two, North and South. North and South Vietnam was in war with each other. I forgot what the the war was about. I believe is was slavery. When the war started South Vietnam ask the US to help them and so they did. I believe the war lasted 12 years before South Vietnam stopped the war by quiting. Colin, 12 years old

The relationship was good before, during, and after the Vietnam War.

More war. Before the Vietnam War, there was the other Vietnam War (French Indochina War, aka 1st Indochina War). Before that war, there was WWII. So, they had about 3 wars straight for 35 years.

Yes. Vietnam was a French colony. They lost a Vietnam War and were thrown out of Vietnam before America tried to win a war in Vietnam. America also lost a Vietnam War.

They were divided along the 17th Parallel, with a one-mile DMZ between them.

Vietnam was at war with France before the US intervened in the sixties. In fact, they defeated the French in 1956 and became independent, but divided into North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The Vietnam war the US was in was the result of the North and their communist sympathizers in the South (the Viet Cong) trying to unite the country under communism. When the US pulled out in 1975, they were successful.

The country of Vietnam had divided into communist North Vietnam and democratic South Vietnam, and was fighting a civil war to determine if the country would be reunified as a communist nation, or if it would remain a divided nation. Untimately, North Vietnam prevailed.

It was an issue which divided the US.

It divided the country into pro-war and anti-war factions.

Vietnam reunited in 1976 after the end of the Vietnam war, South Vietnam (democratic side) losing to North Vietnam (communist side).

Vietnam was a French colony before 1939. After the fall of France, Vietnam's occupation was divided between Japan and it's ally Thailand.

The draft existed before the Vietnam War.

Most people in the US NEVER HEARD OF VIETNAM before the war.

durin the cold war the three nations that got divided were Korea,Vietnam and,Germany

Vietnam didn't divide after WW2 (1945); it divided in 1954 at the end of the French Indochina War.

Yes. Before the US committed to the Vietnam War, many Americans had not even heard of Vietnam.

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