North Vietnam and South Vietnam. N. Vietnam wanted communism to take over, but S. Vietnam didn't. So on N. Vietnam's side were Russia and China, and a group of rebellious ppl called Vietcong. They were called the Communists. On S. Vietnam's side was the U.S. and SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, consists of Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, and The Philippines.)
North against the South.
Two nations (countries) (with their allies) were at war with each other in Vietnam. No nations are at war with Afghanistan.
Two separate countries: South Vietnam was officially called RVN (Republic of South Vietnam). When US servicemen landed in country, they were greeted with "Welcome to the Republic of South Vietnam" (enjoy your stay).
North Vietnam won them.
Vietnam was split into two countries during the vietnam war, the north was ruled by Ho Chi Minh and the South by Ngo Diem.
Only one nation won the Viet War; North Vietnam. Interesting question, which two nations did you have in mind?
Cambodia and Laos.
Most Historians like to use 1961 as the starting point for the war. The Vietnam War was NOT a civil war. A civil war is two armies from the same nation fighting itself. North Vietnam & South Vietnam were separate countries. They were never one country called Vietnam until 1975.
There was no Vietnam during the Viet War. That's what 50% of the war was about (the other 50% was communism). There were TWO countries, a North Vietnam and a South Vietnam. The North conquered the South in 1975. The North was persistent.
Dictionary:War- Armed conflict between two or more nations. Vietnam War: United States vs North Vietnam. It computes.
Laos and Cambodia were both drawn into the Vietnam War because of atrocities the people of these two countries suffered under the hands of North Vietnam. South Vietnam and other countries were trying to keep the North Vietnamese army from spreading Communism in these countries.
North Vietnam and South Vietnam. Also, to name just a few: the USA, China, Russia, South Korea, Australia, France, and England. A great many countries fought in the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1975.
Laos and Cambodia.