The US went to war with Communist NORTH Vietnam to prevent them from conquering South Vietnam.
Guerrilla war in South Vietnam '55; conventional war with North Vietnam '64.
Although US sevicemen's deaths in Vietnam go back into the 1950's; most historians accept 1961 as the starting date for the Vietnam War.
To fight communism and preserve the Republic of South Vietnam.
There is a good relationship today; US tourists go to Vietnam, and Vietnam markets it's trade goods to the US.
The United States went to war with/in Vietnam in the Vietnam War because they wanted to stop the spread of communism. The US President felt that if North Vietnam spread communism to South Vietnam, it would eventually spread to outer countries and then spread into the world and eventually to the US.
To stop the spread of communism.
Canadian men crossed into the US and joined the US military to fight in Vietnam. Canada itself did not go to war.
The Vietnam War began in November 1955 and lasted until April 1975. The war resulted in victory for the North Vietnamese.
During the Vietnam War, in the US military, women were part of the WAC's (Women's Army Corps) in the US Army. The US Navy had the WAVE's.
There was no "Vietnam" during the Vietnam War. Communist NORTH Vietnam was attacking non-communist SOUTH Vietnam, and the US was trying to drive the communists out of South Vietnam...trying to stop communist aggression. It's called the Vietnam War because it's a lot easier to say, and less confusing...than to say "South Vietnam War" or "North Vietnam War", so some people go so far as to say the war in Southeast Asia instead.
President Eisenhower sent US advisers to Vietnam in 1955. President Kennedy sent the Special Forces (Green Beret) to Vietnam in 1961. President Johnson sent US Regulars to Vietnam in 1965.
To stop the spread of communism. If America never went to war with North Vietnam, the worlds borders would look very different today. By the way, the US did not lose the war in Vietnam. South Vietnam lost the war. If those idiots had any patriotism they still would have their own country.
The US entered the Vietnam war after ww2 because the US wanted to control Communism or stop it completely and half of Vietnam was a commie country and the US did not want the Communism to spread so we entered to stop the commie side of Vietnam and to liberate the Democratic side
In the Vietnam War the US opposed the invasion of South Korea by North Korea. The fighters from North Korea, who used guerilla tactics, were known as the Viet Cong.
The Tonkin Gulf Resolution: It commenced open warfare between the United States and North Vietnam.Prior to the TG Resolution there was only war in South Vietnam; it was a guerrilla war and did not openly involve North Vietnam...nor was North Vietnam openly bombed by US aircraft.No, Ike did (Eisenhower).
he reported that the war could not be won by the US troops. The war was a mistake
Hindsight is 20/20. At the time (the Cold War); it was right.
The poltisals wanted to find money and the loss of an ancient word thatthe us thougt was in kerea and Vietnam but had no linked evedence it was even their.
The Americans were trying to stop the spread of Communism. The Vietnamese Communists already had control of North Vietnam, and were trying to take control of South Vietnam.
All US presidents sent men to South Vietnam to obtain situation reports.
He may have visited there but he was not a wartime president during the Vietnam war. It was over for the US before he gained the office of the presidency.
The US took it over, when Johnson received the go ahead from the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.
the Vietnam war against the Americans went for 20 years
President Eisenhower sent US advisers to Vietnam in 1955. President Kennedy sent Special Forces (Green Beret) to Vietnam in 1961. President Johnson sent regular US combat forces to Vietnam in 1965.