Because the Vietnam war was fought between Vietnam and the US
The US was at war with North Vietnam (informally-not with documents signed/declaration of war).
We were at war with Vietnam because they disagreed with us about something.
First, US Civil War; Last, Vietnam War.
The US joined the Vietnam War in 1960 or 1955because there was a civil war between North Vietnam and South Vietnam, and the US was good friends with South Vietnam's goverment, so they helped out.
With North Vietnam (not Vietnam; Vietnam was created after the war). No, the US did not win the war.
Nothing. The US is not at war w/Afghanistan. The US was at war with North Vietnam.
The US went to war with Communist NORTH Vietnam to prevent them from conquering South Vietnam.
The US used it until total departure; the RVN used it until the end of the war.
The US involvement in the Vietnam war ended when the US withdrew troops in 1973. The Vietnam war did not actually end until 1975.
The US is not at war Iraq. The US was at war with a nation called North Vietnam.
The US doesn't like it, but Vietnam was the first war they lost.
The US redeployed; North Vietnam won the war (decisively).
Over 58,000 US Servicemen died in the Vietnam War.
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.
During the Cold War, the US fought with Vietnam because of Communism
The US is not at war with Iraq. The US was at war with North Vietnam.
Korea was force on force. Vietnam (ya had to find em!); so it was "search and destroy." Although, it must be said, that there were AOs (Areas of Operation) in South Vietnam, where the NVA didn't have to be looked for...they looked for you!
1 of the disadvantages of the Vietnam war for the US soldiers were that Vietnam soldiers were stupid.
The US tested napalm, bombs and chemical weapons on the Vietnam civilians.
Yes. Before the US committed to the Vietnam War, many Americans had not even heard of Vietnam.
North Vietnam and the United States. South Vietnam wasn't the main combatant, because they did NOT conduct the Air War over North Vietnam. The Vietnam War had three categories: US Navy-Riverine War; US Air Force-Air War; US Army/US Marines-Land War.
Whereas most wars of the past operated on the doctrine of taking "ground"; Vietnam conducted it's war on the "body count" principle. Kill more of them, than they can of us. The tactic used to fulfull this strategy was, "search and destroy." Find him, then kill him; then add up the score.