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The originally owned Vietnam. (French Indochina)

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Who lost the Vietnam War?

the French lost the Vietnam war

What was the French connection to Vietnam during the Vietnam war?

The French had fought there from 1946 to 1954; 1st Indochina War or French Indochina War.

How did the French influence Vietnam?

French was a second language in Vietnam during the war.

Why is the Vietnam war often called the 'American war'?

One of the main reasons was to separate the Vietnam War from the French War or French Vietnam War (which is often referred to as the French Indochina War; and lately, the 1st Indochina War). To makes things simple: The French Indochina War and the US (American) Vietnam War, might be the easiest way to remember it.

Whene did the french get involved in the Vietnam war?

The French were involved with Vietnam from 1887-1954. The actual French Indochina War was 1946-1954.

Why did Americans join the Vietnam war?

To stop Communism spreading into South Vietnam.

Why did America join the Vietnam war?

The cold war. The war against communism.

What occurred in Vietnam between 1946 and 1954?

The 1st IndoChina War, also called the "French Indo-China War", or the "French Vietnam War."

Who did Vietnam go to the war with the french?

French Indochina War (1946-1954).

Did France loose the Vietnam war?

Yes. Vietnam was a French colony. They lost a Vietnam War and were thrown out of Vietnam before America tried to win a war in Vietnam. America also lost a Vietnam War.

When did America join Vietnam war?

US war in RVN commenced in 1955. US war against North Vietnam commenced in 1964.

First conflict to the Vietnam war?

The French fought the 1st Indochina War (1946-1954). (Also known as the French-Vietnam War). The US fought the 2nd Indochina War (1961-1973). (Also known as the US-Vietnam War)

What was it like in Vietnam before the Vietnam War?

Unfortunately, before the Vietnam War, as you know it, Vietnam was still embroiled in war. Another words, before the Vietnam War, there already was another war in Vietnam...the 1st Indochina War (also called the French War). And before the French War was the Japanese occupation during WWII...which was a guerrilla war fought against Imperial Japanese occupation forces (supported by the US/Allies).

How old did you have to be to join the army for the Vietnam war?

You had to be 18, or with parental permission 17, to join the military.

What happened before the vietnam war-?

Before World War Two, Vietnam had been part of the French Empire.There had been fighting in Vietnam for decades before the Vietnam War began.

How did Cambodia gain its independence?

The French gave it to them after the French Vietnam War.

When and why did the US join the Vietnam War?

The US joined the Vietnam War in 1960 or 1955because there was a civil war between North Vietnam and South Vietnam, and the US was good friends with South Vietnam's goverment, so they helped out.

How many Vietnam wars were there?

Two: 1st Indochina War (French Indochina War) & 2nd Indochina War (America's Vietnam War).

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