Essays Tagged: "South Vietnam"


ts of the former Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The division of the country resulted from the defeat of the French by Communist-insp ... al SettingVietnam has an area of 127,207 square miles (329,465 square kilometers) and is located in Southeast Asia. The country has a coastline of nearly 1,440 miles (2,317 kilometers), much of which ...

(15 pages) 265 1 3.2 Mar/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Graham Greene and his novel "Quiet American"

uction). According to World Literature Critics editor, James P. Draper,The Quiet American is set in South Vietnam and anticipates U.S. involvement in the Vietnam conflict. The novel*s protagonist, Ald ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Vietnam War

e its stated war aims. The goal was to preserve a separate, independent, noncommunist government in South Vietnam, but after April 1975, the communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) ruled the en ... ortance to Washington, and Japanese development required access to the markets and raw materials of Southeast Asia. The outbreak of war in Korea in 1950 served primarily to confirm Washington's belief ...

(7 pages) 240 1 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Vietnam War

nts eventually led to armed fighting in December 1946. With the French behind Bao Dai, they created South Vietnam and made a new capital, Saigon, on July 1st 1949.In 1950, the United States officially ... y recognized the Saigon government, and to help out, President Truman sent troops over to train the South Vietnamese on how to use U.S. weapons while the French and North Vietnamese were building up t ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnamization and it's lasting effects on South Vietnam and it's Fall

ionB. Vietnam -- two separate countries1. French Control2. Viet Minh Revolt3. Creation of North and South VietnamC. America's objectives in South VietnamD. Vietnam's armiesII. VietnamizationA. Beginni ... rch of possible withdrawalC. Decision to withdraw1. began in early 1969III. American Withdrawal and South Vietnamese BuildupA. Short historyB. Advisor and troop reductionsC. Combat assistance team red ...

(16 pages) 107 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Affects of Agent orange on veterains. short, sweet and straight to the point.

chances of birth defects in the children of those exposed. Vietnam veterans and certain peasants in South Vietnam have the highest level of exposure of anyone tested and in many cases veterans will te ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Lessons Learned: Vietnam and the Gulf War

cts of government in modern society. One of the prime examples of this is the Vietnam War. Although South Vietnam asked for our help, which we had previously promised, the entire conflict was managed ... ment in the Vietnam War actually began in 1950 when the U. S. began to subsidize the French Army in South Vietnam. This involvement continued to escalate throughout the 1950's and into the early 1960' ...

(6 pages) 158 0 3.5 Jul/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Battle of Saigon in Vietnam

dshed, the bloodiest military campaign of the Vietnam War the North Communists launched against the south.American and South Vietnamese troops were taken by surprise by the large numbers of Vietcong a ... re taken by surprise by the large numbers of Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army who had infiltrated South Vietnam in the months preceding the attack. Attacks were launched against US and Army of the R ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Strategies of War in Vietnam: Communism vs. America

s said they went into Vietnam to stop the Communist aggression from the North. America had declared South Vietnam an independent country in 1954, and it would do anything in its power to protect the c ... a war against the French to gain back their country, and they had allowed a separation of North and South with the understanding that national elections would bring them victory and one unified countr ...

(16 pages) 213 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Vietnam War, Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965-1968

ft engaged in a bombing campaign designed to force Ho chi Minh to abandon his ambition to take over South Vietnam. The operation began primarily as a diplomatic signal to impress Hanoi with America's ... increase until Ho Chi Minh gave in. Secondly, it was intended to bolster the sagging morale of the South Vietnamese. Additionally, targets were supposedly chosen to damage the supply lines between Ha ...

(12 pages) 108 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Vietnam, The Tet Offensive.

e lunar new year, Vietnam's most important holiday, the North launched a major offensive throughout South Vietnam. This was known as the Tet Offensive. It took weeks for U.S. and South Vietnamese troo ... bassy in Saigon and at first, the offensive seemed like a devastating blow to the Americans and the South.People started to question the motives of the US in Vietnam and started to ask whether a war a ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The significance of the Tet Offensive and how it effected the outcome of war in Indochina.

adicted this propaganda.Fifty million watched as the ARVN killed prisoners, innocent civilians, and South Vietnam was bombed. The US government was now unable to portray the war as clean, simple, and ... he US government was now unable to portray the war as clean, simple, and easily won as the media in South Vietnam had unlimited access and graphic coverage."Dead bodies lay amid the rubble and rattle ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Vietnam War.

ed to construct a communist section in the northern part of Vietnam and a democratic section in the southern part of Vietnam. The North allied with the United States and the South allied with Australi ... th allied with the United States and the South allied with Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand. During Kennedy's administration, the United States sent many troops and a ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What are the reasons fo US involvement in south vietnam?

nam War 11. Study source A.What can you learn from Source A about the reasons for US involvement in South Vietnam?Source A is an extract from a book written by Senator John F Kennedy in 1956 (four yea ... n). The source outlines the American domino theory, a label given to the American foreign policy in South East Asia, in which it was believed that because of the countries geographical closeness the c ...

(3 pages) 76 1 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Vietnam War.

to Vietnam. The people of North Vietnam wanted Vietnam to be a communist country, but the people of South Vietnam didn't. So South Vietnam decided to separate from North Vietnam. North Vietnam did not ... t. So South Vietnam decided to separate from North Vietnam. North Vietnam did not like the way that South Vietnam dealt with the situation, and this caused a war.2.The conflict between North and South ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"The Tragedy of Vietnam" by George B. Tindall and David E. Sh. and "God's Country and American Know-How" by Loren Baritz.

so was the United Sates about Vietnam. The reasons for intervening in Vietnam were clear: to allow South Vietnam to choose the type of government it wanted, as long as it wasn't Communism. I studied ... nam was a country on the verge of unification and was torn in two by the United States just because South Vietnam was considering Communism. As far as the people of Vietnam were concerned, the country ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Australia in Vietnam.

hat the Liberal government were in power for 22 years straight.Menzies stated that "the takeover of South Vietnam would be a direct military threat to Australia," as the "Domino Theory" claimed that u ... , eventually leading to Australia. Minister for External Affairs, Paul Hasluck in his judgement the South Vietnamese were not dealing simply with a situation of civil unrest that it really was, but wi ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Post Traumtic stress syndrome in Tim Obriens "The Things They Carried".

American troops evacuated Saigon, South Vietnam on March 25, 1973. Three million veterans survived a tour of duty in Southeast Asia. 5 ...

(3 pages) 132 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

"Failure and Deception: US Nation-Building in South Vietnam"

The story of US intervention in South Vietnam's internal affairs is a story of failure after failure to establish a viable South Vie ... eeking to control perceived communist expansion and to destroy the eventual communist insurgency in South Vietnam, the US attempted to create a political alternative to the popular communist regime in ... le nor equipped to win. In this effort to keep alive its hopes of producing a workable, independent South Vietnam, the US government consistently deceived both itself and its citizens. In early 1968, ...

(10 pages) 56 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My father is the most valuable person in my life.

stic person. He was an honorary veteran back in Vietnam. He had fought in the war between North and South Vietnam. When the war was over and the communist won, my father was sent to prison for fightin ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing