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The North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong, the Communist organization in South Vietnam. Plus anybody else who was shooting at us.

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Q: Who was the US fighting in the Vietnam War?
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Who was the US fighting against in Vietnam War?


What were the results of the US fighting in the Vietnam war?

The results of the "US fighting in the Vietnam War", was that Communist North Vietnam achieved it's goal(s) of conquering the Republic of South Vietnam in 1975. And that the US did not achieve it's goal of preventing it.

Was the Afghanistan war a long war?

The US has been fighting in Afghanistan longer it was fighting in Vietnam. It is the longest war in US history.

Can Afghanistan be compared to the Vietnam war?

No, because the US is not fighting the country of Afghanistan. The US was fighting the country of North Vietnam. The US is not at war with any nation as of this date.

Who were the US fighting for and against in the Vietnam war?

It was fighting for democracy and against communism.

What did US want North Vietnam to do after the air war?

The US wanted N. Vietnam to stop fighting in S. Vietnam.

How many years and months were US troops fighting in the Vietnam War?

US Servicemen had been fighting communists in South Vietnam since 1955.

Who was the us fighting for in the Vietnam war?

To preserve the south (RVN=Republic of South Vietnam).

What was the US fighting for during the Vietnam War?

The containment of communism.

Why did US get involved in Vietnam war and Korea war?

Part of the cold war; fighting communism.

What were the reasons given for fighting between the United States and Vietnam?

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.

What are the similaritis and differences between soilders fighting in the Vietnam and the current war in Iraq?

1. The US is not at war with Iraq. 2. The US was at war with North Vietnam.

Why was the Vietnam war difficult?

Because the US was fighting a determined enemy.

Who did the US concentrate on fighting in the Vietnam War?

North Vietnamese communists

Was the us fighting with north or south Vietnam during the war?


What was the reason for US lack of success in Vietnam war?

The vietnamese fighters were not fighting a traditional war.

Is the war in Aganistain the same as the Vietnam war?

When Afghanistan jet fighters are fighting US jet fighters. When Afghanistan tanks are fighting US tanks. When Afghanistan warships are fighting US warships. When Afghanistan soldiers are fighting US soldiers. Then it will be like Vietnam. Right now, it just a law enforcement issue; finding terrorists, arresting them, or terminating them.

The relevance of the Vietnam War today?

The war in Iraq is very similar to the Vietnam War, and the US is very good at fighting wars and terrible at establishish peace.

How many men did the US draft in The Persian Gulf War?

The Vietnam War was the last drafting of US fighting men.

What was the us government's main reason for fighting the war in Vietnam?

contain communism

Where did most of the fighting occur in the Vietnam War?

the war started in vietnam.

How was the Vietnam war and the Philippine insurrection different?

The US was fighting the country of North Vietnam during that war. The Philippine people were uprising against their new nation (US territory).

What are the differences between the US soldiers fighting in the Vietnam war to US soldiers fighting in other wars?

Being drafted (none sense Vietnam); returning home to hostile fellow citizens.

Was the US responsible for the Vietnam War?

No. North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam. The US first sent military advisors and then fighting troops at the request of the South Vietnamese government.

What was Vietnams involvement in the war?

North Vietnam (NVA) fighting South Vietnam (ARVN) with the US/allies helping out the south.