well the US didn't become militarily involved until 1961-1963 (Kennedy administration).
in order to prevent South Vietnam from becoming communist like North Vietnam.
The American support was to help a democratic South Vietnam from being taken over by Communist North Vietnam.
RVN (Republic of South Vietnam); which no longer exists.
The US offered to help south Vietnam in 1961 to help Vietnam preserve its independence from the North. It was during the Cold War, and the US was fighting Communist Russia across the world.
Yes, and the more they could get, the more they wanted.
Somewhat democratic South Vietnam was a member of the South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO), so by treaty, we were obligated to help defend South Vietnam. We entered the Vietnam War to help South Vietnam stop Communist North Vietnam from their attempts to unify the whole country.
South Vietnam NEEDED help each year. The problem NEVER got better. It just grew and grew.
The North Vietnam Army (NVA) and the United States.(with help from Australia and minimal help from South Vietnam)
No they failed, They were there to help the south vietnamese government over come the North Vietnamese Government. The were eventualy defeated and expeled from Vietnam.
Vietnam is a country that is divided was in two, North and South. North and South Vietnam was in war with each other. I forgot what the the war was about. I believe is was slavery. When the war started South Vietnam ask the US to help them and so they did. I believe the war lasted 12 years before South Vietnam stopped the war by quiting. Colin, 12 years old
Eisenhower sent troops to South Vietnam so they can fight North Vietnam because North Vietnam wanted to take over South Vietnam and they did.
Defending South Vietnam against Communist aggression from North Vietnam.
They feared a communist takeover of South Vietnam (which eventually occurred), part of the Domino Effect belief.
North VN vs South VN; US helped the South.
The Philippines sent support troops to Vietnam.
They sent men.
because its pretty?
N. Vietnam was ATTACKING S. Vietnam. South Vietnam was defending itself with the help of the US/Allies.
A Vietnam visa will only help travelers who are visiting Vietnam. It is also worth remembering that Vietnam is divided. Check that the visa you have is for the right country, either North Vietnam or South Vietnam.
Eisenhower in fact did sen military aid to South Vietnam during the fifties. He supplied the ARVN with weapons and sent advisors to help train them.
South Vietnam was already a sovereign nation by the time the US entered the nation. Its title was the "Republic of South Vietnam."
Kennedy sent advisers into South Vietnam to help the SV (South Vietnamese).