Vietnam war - leaders and why USA supported

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  • The Vietnam War
    • Who?
      • Communist
        • Leader - Ho Chi Minh
        • Army - Viet Min/ Viet Cong (Southern Guerrilla army)
        • Supported by - Russia and China
      • South Vietnamese
        • Capitalist
          • Leader of Republic of South Vietnam - Diem
          • Supported by - USA
            • Why?
              • To prevent communism
                • The 'Domino Effect'
              • The south Vietnamese government was very weak.
              • As a retaliation for the Gulf of Tonkin
      • North Vietnamese

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