Gained independence in 1954
Defeated French Forcesand became two countries: North and South Vietnam
South Vietnam: Ruled by Diem, capitalist and supported by USA
North Vietnam: Ruled by Ho chi Minh,Communist and supported by China and USSR
How did the USA lose the war in Vietnam?
My Lai Massacre: ~ 500 unarmed women and children killed by Charlie Company.When one soldier refused to kill civilians, LT fired on the crowd, shocking…