Best Answer

How do you not know this stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-03-06 00:07:50
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

US Civil War

20 cards

Why were poll taxes created

What is a graduated income tax

What sparked the beginning of the Civil War

When Abraham Lincoln was elected president what was the result for the southern states

See all cards
116 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why did the North South Vietnam army US Army and Vietcong army fight?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Continue Learning about History

Who were the first troops to enter Vietnam?

Believe it or not, the first troops into Vietnam were not conventional troops. They were actually the Green Berets, or the 10th Special Operations Forces. They were there to train the South Vietnamese to fight the Guerrilla Vietcong in South Vietnam. They first went in country in the 1950's.

Whom did the ARVN fight?

The ARVN (Army Republic of South Vietnam) fought the NVA (North Vietnamese Army) and fought the VC (Viet Cong-locals living in South Vietnam).

How did us involvement change over time in Vietnam?

American involvement in the Tet Offensive, many Vietnamese were died and wounded. Simultaneously, North Vietnam and South Vietnam united to fight US.

Why did the Vietnam war matter?

The Vietnam war mattered because that was a time period when most countries in Asia were becoming more and more communist. normally, when a country becomes communist, the neighboring countries will also become communist. that is called the domino effect. North Vietnam not only wanted to spread communism, but completely annex South Vietnam. countries such as United States of America did not want that to happen. As you see, North Vietnam annexed South Vietnam because America could not fight anymore. the population was turning against them and could not fight an invisible enemy.

Who did the US fight against in the Vietnam War?

North Vietnam (and their allies), led by Ho Chi Minh. North Vietnam was a communist state which was something the USA opposed. When the North made sttempts to take over the South the USA felt it was their responsibility to move in and stop these moves. Ended up an unpopular and eventually faltering goal for the USA.

Related questions

Why did north Vietnam fight with south Vietnam?

Which Vietnam is good North or South

How were the Vietcong different from North Vietnamese army?

The Viet Cong were a cadre of patriot civilians in South Vietnam who were willing to fight for Vietnam's unification. The North Vietnamese Army was assembled and trained in the North, and sent south to fight to discourage and remove the United States and their allies from what they called the 'occupation' of South Vietnam.

What was the motive for the Vietcong?

The Vietcong was an army created and trained by the North Vietnamese government. The main objective of the Vietcong army was to fight off the American Soldiers in attempt to overrule South Vietnam in communist power.

Whom did Australia fight in Vietnam?

The VC (Vietcong) and NVA (North Vietnamese Army).

Who did you fight during the Vietnam war?

I was not involved in the Vietnam war. That was between the American (and Australians and south Vietnamese) and the Vietcong.

Describe how did the Vietcong fight in Vietnam?

i wish i knew the answer

How did president eisenhower help the government of south Vietnam fight against the communist?

Eisenhower sent troops to South Vietnam so they can fight North Vietnam because North Vietnam wanted to take over South Vietnam and they did.

Why did America get into a fight with Vietnam?

America helped out SOUTH Vietnam. NORTH Vietnam was attacking it.

Who did the Vietnamese fight in the Vietnam War?

Overall it was a battle between South Vietnam and North Vietnam.

Where did they fight the Vietnam war?

Air war-North Vietnam Ground war-South Vietnam

Where did the US fight in Vietnam?

North Vietnam=Air War South Vietnam=Ground & Riverine War

Who was the Vietnam communist?

Southerners living in South Vietnam who sympathized with the Communist North, were the Viet Cong (VC). Communist North Vietnam, sent it's NVA (North Viet Army) south into South Vietnam to fight US/Allied forces. So, there were two basic enemies in South Vietnam: The communist sympathizers (VC) who already lived in South Vietnam. And the communist NVA, who marched from their homeland in the north, to fight in the south.

People also asked