Essay on South Vietnam

The tactics and strategies employed by the Viet Cong

The tactics and strategies employed by the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, and the US and Australian Armed forces, were to become the prime determinants of the outcome of the conflict. Despite America’s abundant resources and advanced technology, their various tactics such as ‘search and destroy’, Operation Rolling Thunder, defoliation, air attacks, the […]

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Explain why the United States withdrew it forces from Vietnam in 1973?

There were many reasons, which lead to the extraction of the American Military forces from Vietnam. America had gotten involved with the Vietnam War in order to stop the spread of communism. Considering that the war took place at the height of the cold war and propaganda was quite strong; many people did not trust […]

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Anti-War Movement

The anti-war movement alone did not bring about the withdrawal of troops from Vietnam, however, anti-war sentiment was threatening to lose the government votes and when combined with the failure of the US forces and the media coverage, then it did have a massive impact. “The real domino in the Vietnam War was American public […]

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Truong Van Cam

Truong Van Cam, later known as Nam Cam, grew up in a poor family in the former Saigon. When Truong was fifteen years old, he was arrested for stabbing a man to death in a fight and spent more than two years in jail. He enlisted in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam after […]

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Around the River Bend

Have you ever heard your mom nagging, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, that’s this story’s lesson except this short story does it better. In literature, authors frequently write about one character who is looking for someone to hold responsible for all their problems. In the short story, Around the River Bend, by […]

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Lyndon Johnson

In Larry L. King’s, Trapped: Lyndon Johnson and the Nightmare of Vietnam, Larry King makes his assessment of Lyndon Johnson. King states, “His personal history simply permitted him no retreats or failure in testing. ” (Portrait of America page 313) What King is trying to say about Lyndon Johnson in this statement is that his […]

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