== == * It was a jungle war and they battled snakes, leaches, mosquitoes, etc. There were booby traps everywhere (nasty ones) and they were not prepared for how smart the Vietcong were. There was dysentery, fevers, snake bites, "jungle rot" on various parts of the body, especially the feet. The Vietcong traveled light and quiet and snipers were hard to spot and difficult to destroy by the Americans. A Vietnam vet told me that it took them some time to figure out how some of the Vietcong could track them and it was because of what the American rations were made out of and of course when they had to have bowel movements the Vietcong traced them this way. Americans began to change their diet to rice, fish, etc. One would never think of such a thing. Fighting any war on the enemies turf is always more difficult. Many of the Vietcong lived underground in tunnels that went for miles. Often the American soldiers would have to try to smoke them out and then go after them and this was an extremely dangerous practice. The Vietcong hid behind innocent villagers and therefore the Americans had no choice but to kill innocent women, children and the elderly. American soldiers fought in mud, tropical rains, blazing heat. They had to battle the "red rain" (Agent Orange) and there was also Agent White. They had some entertainment, but not as much as one would think. Drinking and drugs became a way of life for them to survive the horrors of the war and to try and forget. Many soldiers were highly addicted to morphine because they had been wounded and were not weaned off morphine properly (doctors had terrible conditions to work in as they called it "butcher shop surgery.") * The sad thing about this war is the fact the United States should never have entered into it (Most Vietnam Vets will be the first to agree) and while the American troops were over there fighting for their country (their government lying to them) not to mention the soldiers knowing nothing about the "movement" anti war protesters. American casualties were higher than the U.S. government would have the public believe. Also, when the war ended soldiers not only came back crippled, but were spat at and called baby killers. It was difficult for them to find jobs and to adjust to civilian life again. It was a shock to them and that coupled with the horrors of what they had to endure caused an influx of a high suicide rate among the Vietnam vets. They not only came back without limbs and broken bodies, but broken minds. To this day they still struggle to survive and some are still seeking counseling to try to wipe out the horrors of this useless war. * I visited Oregon and was shocked when I went to a war museum that all wars previously were shown with the exception of the Vietnam War. I talked to the Curator of the museum and they were embarrassed. I was furious and as far as I am concerned these men and women went over to a war they were told was necessary and they fought and lost their lives bravely. They deserved better!
Living conditions in Vietnam are not very well in rural areas (3/4 of the country). There are some lack of food, housing, medicines, and consumer goods. Vietnam has one of the highest populatios in the world for it's country's size, and a lot of adults(age 18 and above) are semi-unemployed.
The conditions in the Vietnam war was that it was like a Jungle with tall grasses and fill up with boofy traps
yes, like a lot.
they were really hard living conditions
The living conditions were horrible. They were sorta like the middle passage. Look it up on wikipedia
Humid and dusty; like living in the old west...canteen water and dusty trails (while riding tanks and ACAVs, on a daily basis, for a whole year).
It depends on what you like, I didnt quite enjoy it because it's dirty and i don't like living in them conditions. Australia is so much better haha goodluck!
Yes, the living conditions just like in fiji. It's always been like that and always odds are will stay that way, too
We are living in the Elizabethan times.
WHAT WERE LIVING CONDITIONS FOR THE WOMEN IN 1600
New delhi living conditions are crowded with people and have large sewage problems.
some people thought that it was good because they did nott want connunism to spread and others did not like the fighting in Vietnam because they had friends and family fighting in the war and were worryed about thbem so therefore they did not want the war to be going on
Like your mother in a blender
No I can not answer this question
your mothers face