Vietnam War

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  • Vietnam War
    • Guerrilla Tactics
      • Booby traps
        • If you landed in one then you would be permanently injured
        • Spikes injured and poison infected
        • Landmines
        • Planting bombs in towns
      • Big psychological effect on soldiers
        • suicide rates increased rapidly
        • USA
          • Tried to hunt down all Vietcong members
            • Search and destroy
              • Massacre of **** and murder happened due to psychological problems of general
                • My Lai in 1968
          • killed many innocent people
            • Angered the people
              • More people joined Vietcong
          • Moved peasants to live in strategic hamlets
          • Weapons
            • B52 Bombers
            • Helicopters
            • Artillery
      • Ambushes
        • Quick and hidden attacks
      • Routes used by soldiers were hidden
        • Ho Chi Minh trail
          • Used for transportation of weapons and other resources
          • Jungle route through Laos and Cambodia
      • Soldiers didn't wear uniform
    • Vietcong
      • Soldiers didn't wear uniform
      • Communists
      • USA was opposition
        • Domino Theory
          • Communists
      • Were supplied weapons by Russia and China
    • USA
      • Tried to hunt down all Vietcong members
        • Search and destroy
          • Massacre of **** and murder happened due to psychological problems of general
            • My Lai in 1968
      • killed many innocent people
        • Angered the people
          • More people joined Vietcong
      • Moved peasants to live in strategic hamlets
      • Weapons
        • B52 Bombers
        • Helicopters
        • Artillery
    • Agent orange
      • Caused deformities in new born children for many years to come
      • Burned skin of vietnamese people
      • Napalm défoliants
    • Agent orange
      • Caused deformities in new born children for many years to come
      • Burned skin of vietnamese people
      • Napalm défoliants
      • Stay very close to enemy
        • No air or backup artillery could be used
        • Vietcong
          • USA was opposition
            • Domino Theory
            • Were supplied weapons by Russia and China

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