WW2 Veterans were greated with parades. Vietnam Veterans as well as Vietnam Era Veterans were spat at and called 'baby killers'.
Since South Vietnam collapsed, and US servicemen had fought for the South, returning servicemen were treated as losers. This was not new, it happened to returning Southerners after the American Civil War (US Civil War) too.
WWII veterans were heros; Vietnam veterans were treated with contempt.
The Black Vietnam War Veterans was treated like dogs. Most of them could not get a job and end up in prison with life sentence.
While there are no hard numbers, about 100,000 veterans of Vietnam have committed suicide. Many of them suffered with post traumatic stress disorder that was never treated or treated properly.
Very poorly. most collage students hated the Veterans. The general public did not welcome them home. Veterans generally were outcast.
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US servicemen returning home from Vietnam were treated with hostility, discrimination, and rejection.
WWII men fought the good war. Vietnam returnees were treated as losers.
Many Vietnam veterans felt alienated when they returned to the United States. They were not treated very well by the American public and this caused them to feel ashamed.
WWII vets returned to parades and cheers. Viet vets had to hide or fight (with their fists) upon their return.
US veterans returning from wars have generally been well received by the US public. The only exceptions were the US Civil War (1861-1865), when Confederates returned to their homes in the south & were treated harshly by their countrymen; and Vietnam, when they received harsh treatment from their fellow countrymen upon returning home.
the soldiers that returned from the Vietnam war were treated with disrespect and people did not like what they had done. The people could see what they did over television because the war was being broadcasted.
Politically-induced bad publicity.
Many were treated with open hostility, some reported being spat upon and called baby killers, etc.
They built a monument in Washington DC.
People in the USA had realised that the USA was on a loser in Vietnam, and had done some horrendous things there, so people did not want to regard Vietnam veterans highly, which was hard on the individual veterens, who were mostly compelled by the draft to serve there.
Afghanistan soldiers were treated with contempt and disrespect when they came home. War veterans were discriminated against and have had a hard time getting jobs. This changed when President Obama sign the War Veterans Act in which the veterans would be guaranteed a job upon returning from war.
There were incidents when terms like Baby Killer were used, but those were usually exagerated.
WW2 returning veterans were deservedly treated as heros; parades and all. They had won the good fight! I agree. Some had a hard time competing for a job with civilians who had stayed in the States and worked in the factories. However, many of the women who had filled in during the war quite work, which provided openings for the returning Vets.
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They shouldn't be treated differently for any reason.
they were treated very differently... very differently... very very differently... some people had to get whipped... whipped cream
When the world war veterans came home they were treated Ike herooes
Many of these veterans were wrongly associated with many atrocities e.g. the My Lai Massacre . The public transferred it's hostilities against an unpopular war by abusing many of these veterans , with most serving honorably , upon their return .
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