Vietnam was the second hot battle of the cold war (Communism VS the free world). Korea was the first.
The people of Vietnam fought the French for 10 years; 1946-1954.
Unless the US INVADED North Vietnam or deployed NUCLEAR weapons, the war was unwinnable.
Communist containment; cold war.
To prevent the spread of communism
Combat experience; Desert Storm (January-February 1991).
to stop the sprend of communism
Couldn't stop the flow of men and material without widening the war; couldn't invade North Vietnam without risking the Soviets/Red Chinese entering the war.
US passport holders are required for entering Vietnam
Part of the cold war; communist aggression. Without those two reasons, the US would not have been involved.
Because the Vietnam war was fought between Vietnam and the US
During the "COLD WAR"; the Vietnam War was immoral to most people...who believed that war was "immoral" to begin with. Example: During WWII, which was a "clear case" of self defense (the Pearl Harbor Attack), people in the US still protested US involvement in that war. The "...reasons about the Vietnam War", would be the same; war is immoral, for those that choose to believe it. For many people there is NO JUSTIFICATION for war.
The war was between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The US was fighting with the Republic of South Vietnam to prevent an invasion by the Communist North Vietnam.
The whole world seemed to be getting on the anti-Vietnam War band wagon, and any nation that disagreed with the US, quite naturally disagreed with any ally of the US...which included Australia.
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.
I don't think I understand your questions but if it is: Did the US. have a justified reason in entering the Vietnam War? then the answer is NO.The US. only entered the Vietnam war in fear of the domino theory, which was that if one country became communist then other countries near by would join, thus the term 'domino'. America, being a democratic country didn't want this so they went in to stop it.I don't know about you but a theory is not enough to start a war.
No, cannot US citizens are required visa for entering Vietnam.
The US/Allies could NOT stop the flow of enemy men & material from entering South Vietnam, without widening the war with other countries; which also entailed risking the involvement of the communist superpowers. So, the war had to end.
Australian and New Zealand Servicemen mirrored it's US counterparts in entering and leaving the Vietnam War; early 60's & early 70's.
With North Vietnam (not Vietnam; Vietnam was created after the war). No, the US did not win the war.
One of the main reasons was to separate the Vietnam War from the French War or French Vietnam War (which is often referred to as the French Indochina War; and lately, the 1st Indochina War). To makes things simple: The French Indochina War and the US (American) Vietnam War, might be the easiest way to remember it.
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 and it's allies were unable to stem the tide of communist men and material from entering South Vietnam, without widening the war with other countries. Unlike the Korean War 1950-1953, in which Korea was a peninsula, and could be isolated, since the US Navy controlled the seas, Vietnam was NOT a peninsula and could not be isolated to prevent the flow of men and material into South Vietnam, where the war was being fought.