They wanted it under Communist North Vietnamese control; a united Vietnam...what it is today.
They won the war, remember?
South Vietnam was overrun by communist forces.
South Vietnam was overrun by communist Forces.
They wanted the South to become a communist nation.
South Vietnam was attacked by a communist nation/communist forces; as part of the cold war it was the US policy to stop communist aggression.
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.
In 1959, the communist started a war to take over the South. Their leader Ho Chi Minh, wanted all of Vietnam to be one communist nation
Communist sympathizers living in South Vietnam; often conducting guerrilla warfare against Republic of South Vietnam Government forces.
Communist North Vietnam wanted to unite with NON-Communist South Vietnam.
At the South Vietnam Presidential Palace compound in Saigon on April 30, 1975 when North Vietnamese communist forces accepted the surrender of South Vietnam.
The anti-communist forces who fought in the Vietnam War were South Vietnam, United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, Khmer Republic, and Kingdom of Laos. The communist forces were North Vietnam, Viet Cong, Khmer Rouge, and Pathetic Lao.
That was called the Tet Offensive as it was launched during the Vietnames holy day of Tet.
The US didn't invade South Vietnam. The Republic of South Vietnam asked for US help as they couldn't stem the Red Tide (communist infiltration).
Communist guerrilla movement in Vietnam that fought the South Vietnamese government forces 1954-75 with the support of the North Vietnamese army and opposed the South Vietnamese and US forces in the Vietnam War.
The capital of South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam, was Saigon until South Vietnam was overrun by communist forces in 1975. The city has since been known as Ho Chi Minh City.
US Forces withdrew in March of 1973; South Vietnam fell to Communist North Vietnam in April 1975.
1. The Korean War began like WWII, with a North Korean mechanized (tank/infantry) attack into South Korea and it ended like WWI, stalemated and signed off with an "Armistice." 2. The Vietnam War began by North Vietnamese Army infiltration into South Vietnam, and ended with a victorious NVA conventional tank/infantry attack into South Vietnam. Translation: 1. Communist forces lost the Korean War (they did NOT attain their objective). 2. Communist forces won the Vietnam War (they DID attain their objective).
To stop Communist North Vietnam from taking over NON-Communist South Vietnam.
No the US was not communist in the Vietnam War. The US fought with South Vietnam against the communist north. and we lost
You meant "supply their own troops (NVA & VC) in South Vietnam". The Ho Chi Minh Trail was used to supply communist forces in the South.
no nixon didnt belive that south vietnam was strong enought
To prevent the communist take over of the NON-communist Republic of South Vietnam, by Communist NORTH Vietnam.
Communist North Vietnam trying to take over Non-communist South Vietnam.
Communist North Vietnam re-united with the NON-Communist SOUTH Vietnam, creating ONE Communist country; Vietnam.
Communist infiltration into South Vietnam.