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How did the US get involved?
During the Second World War Southeast Asia had been under Japanese control, but in 1945
the French reoccupied IndoChina. A nationalist group, the Vietminh, eventually
surrounded and wiped out the French occupying army and America was dragged into
fighting a costly and disastrous war in Vietnam.
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After the Vietnam War
In 1975, two years after the Americans left, South Vietnam was united with the North it
was now a communist state. What was the lasting effect of war on America and Vietnam?
Results of the Vietnam War:
Although the Americans left Vietnam in 1973, they continued to support the South
Vietnamese army the ARVN with financial and military aid.…read more