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Treatment of Returning VeteransWW2 veterans were respected by the public, Vietnam veterans and were looked down upon by the public, mostly because the media was where it shouldn't have been. Untill several years latter of course, now the veterans of Vietnam are respected as well

WW2 Veterans were greated with parades. Vietnam Veterans as well as Vietnam Era Veterans were spat at and called 'baby killers'.

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Q: How were World War 2 veterans and Vietnam veterans treated differently when returning home?
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Why were the Vietnam veterans treated badly at home?

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.


How did the homefront perceive World War 2 and Vietnam?

WWII veterans were heros; Vietnam veterans were treated with contempt.


How were your veterans treated when they got home from the Vietnam war?

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.


How many US Vietnam veterans committed suicide after the Vietnam war?

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.


How were the Vietnam veterans treated when they got back from Vietnam?

Very poorly. most collage students hated the Veterans. The general public did not welcome them home. Veterans generally were outcast.


How were some of the Vietnam veterans treated when they reaturned home?

like an unwanted erection!!!


How did the Vietnam war affect the soliers?

US servicemen returning home from Vietnam were treated with hostility, discrimination, and rejection.


How were Vietnam soldiers treated differently from World War 2 soldiers?

WWII men fought the good war. Vietnam returnees were treated as losers.


How did Vietnam veterans feel after the war?

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.


In what way were the soldiers returning from Vietnam treated differently compared to the soldiers from World War 2?

WWII vets returned to parades and cheers. Viet vets had to hide or fight (with their fists) upon their return.


How did society view world war1compered to the Vietnam war?

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.


How were the returning soldiers from Vietnam treated?

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.


Why were Australian Vietnam war veterans treated badly when they returned home?

Politically-induced bad publicity.


How Vietnam veterans were treated when they returned?

Many were treated with open hostility, some reported being spat upon and called baby killers, etc.


What was done by the US to repair the damage done to the poorly treated Vietnam veterans?

They built a monument in Washington DC.


Why were the Vietnam veterans treated bad when they got home?

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.


How were Afghanistan solidiers treated when they came home?

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.


Why were the Vietnam veterans treated badly after the war?

There were incidents when terms like Baby Killer were used, but those were usually exagerated.


Why were the veterans treated badley when they came back from war?

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.


What have you done as a nation to try and repair the damage done to Vietnam veterans who were treated badly?

Karina is the cutest loser ever i love her with all my heart :]]]]


Why should boys and girls be treated differently in schools?

They shouldn't be treated differently for any reason.


Why were black people treated differently than white people?

they were treated very differently... very differently... very very differently... some people had to get whipped... whipped cream


How were World War 1 veterans treated when they returned home?

When the world war veterans came home they were treated Ike herooes


Why were the Vietnam War veterans treated so badly when they came home?

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 .


Was the Bonus Army treated fairly?

how was the veterans bonus army treated

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