Essays Tagged: "North Vietnamese"

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

IntroductionB. Vietnam -- two separate countries1. French Control2. Viet Minh Revolt3. Creation of North and South VietnamC. America's objectives in South VietnamD. Vietnam's armiesII. Vietnamization ... Easter OffensiveB. Ceasefire1. Goes in to effect on January 28, 1973C. Break of the cease fire and North Vietnamese offensive of December,1973D. Final offensive in 1975E. Resignation of President Thi ...

(16 pages) 107 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Movie Anylisis of "We were soldiers"

a also known as "the valley of death", they were dropped off by helicopters and surrounded by 2,000 north vietnamese soilders which turned in to a 3 day long bloodbath where there were many casulties ...

(2 pages) 148 0 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The 77 Day Siege at Khe Sanh This is a study of the tactical and political importance of the 77 day battle at Khe Sanh during the Vietnam conflict.

was a culmination of political and tactical ingredients. Bothsides wanted this small plateau in the Northwest corner of the Quang Tri province. Itwas the Northwestern most outpost south of the I Corps ... tmoreland, find it necessary to hold that plateau in an almost wholly uninhabitedarea? Why were the North Vietnamese, led by General Vo Ngyen Giap so determined tooccupy this piece of land? Why were t ...

(8 pages) 141 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Fallen Angels By Walter Dean Myers This essay is about how a change occurs in a Vietnam Vets life due to his conflicts with man, himself, and the Vietnamese wilderness.

in ?Nam? is mainly focused around the ?firefights? he encounters against the Vietcong (VC) and the North Vietnamese Army (NVA). As he first arrives ?in country?; he can sense this new evil creeping o ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battle of Saigon in Vietnam

ears. It reminds them of the 1968 bloodshed, the bloodiest military campaign of the Vietnam War the North Communists launched against the south.American and South Vietnamese troops were taken by surpr ... th.American and South Vietnamese troops were 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 ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.8 Feb/2003

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

Vietnam War, Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965-1968

n began primarily as a diplomatic signal to impress Hanoi with America's determination. Warning the North Vietnamese that the violence would increase until Ho Chi Minh gave in. Secondly, it was intend ... age to the supply chain began to increase in importance as the U.S. determined that the will of the North was not being broken by this campaign. This paper will evaluate the strategy of saturation bom ...

(12 pages) 108 0 4.2 Mar/2003

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

Micheal Hunt's Lyndon Johnson's War.

ationalism was key to the success of the NLF to succeed. Why other communist countries assisted the North Vietnamese, years of outside oppression lead to the peasant Vietnamese wiliness to wait out an ... ess, objective, the length of the war and supporting a people did not have the desire to defeat the north.Are there any lessons from Vietnam that are relevant to the United States in the post-Cold War ...

(16 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The historical events that occored in during the Vietnam War.

e Vietnam War is over. Peace agreements were signed in Paris by the South Vietnam Communist forces, North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the United States. The meeting lasted for several hours and in that ... d be released, South Vietnam had the right to choose their own future (whether or not to unite with North Vietnam), and North Vietnamese troops were given the right to remain in South Vietnam with ide ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Vietnam War.

nstration of how willing the U.S. was to battle communism, but ended up a personal vendetta against North Vietnamese as the U.S.A. escalated its commitment in Vietnam infinitely greater than it had ev ... the piecemeal consideration of interrelated issues."7The United States was determined that bombing North Vietnam was a method of maintaining the conflict within boundaries. Hanoi was believed to have ...

(14 pages) 222 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A Fatal Mistake the Vietnam War.

ation of how willing the U.S. was to battle communism, but ended up a personal vendetta against the North Vietnamese as the U.S. escalated its commitment in Vietnam infinitely greater than it had ever ... d regained control in South Vietnam, but the Viet Minh already held strong positions throughout the North Vietnamese jungle (Chant 25). During the first French campaignsto regain control of the countr ...

(11 pages) 249 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Domino Theory in Relation to the Vietnam War

th century came from a long rooted nationalist movement that had Vietnam pitted against itself. The North Vietnamese led by Ho Chi Minh, were trying to reunite the country after it was taken over by t ... n November of 1946. "The French launched a war against the "Viet Minh", Ho Chi Minh's forces in the northern part of Vietnam. Ho realized how a small, less industrialized country must fight against a ...

(7 pages) 119 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Vietnam War

tes had a clear advantage. Their military, weaponry, andcombat skills were superior. If not for the North Vietnamese knowledge of theterrain and guerrilla tactics, the war would have possibly been a s ... as possible. If only they had sent a massive force intoenemy territory, they could have bombed the North Vietnamese thoroughly andinvaded their country with extreme force. This would have the potenti ...

(6 pages) 84 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Vietnam and the Johnson Administration

e war abroad. Although facts and figures would dictate that America during the time out powered the North Vietnamese, Johnson's political beliefs and military strategies were bound to fail for the rea ... jective of assuring a free and independent South Vietnam. During the war, it was estimated that the North Vietnamese had roughly 100,000 troops in South Vietnam. It is also estimated that America had ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.7 Mar/2004

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

To what extent was the American War effort in Vietnam undermined by public opinion?

tions on the military and tactics that the American army employed, coupled with the strength of the North Vietnamese Army. The war also cost a lot of money, which meant inflation, tax rises and Americ ... that they could not compete with the 'multi-faceted strategy of insurgency and protraction'3 of the North Vietnamese army. General Bruce Palmer Jr. stated that Vietnam was '...a devilishly clever mixt ...

(12 pages) 124 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Siege of Khe Sanh began January 20, and continued for 77 days.

Khe Sanh was located about seven miles from Laos, close to the North Vietnam border. Khe Sanh was almost completely surrounded by ridges and stood in the center of ... ded by ridges and stood in the center of four valley corridors leading through the mountains to the north and northwest of the base. To the south Khe Sanh overlooked Route Nine, the only east-west roa ... d States marines successfully gained control of the hilltops surrounding Khe Sanh. In order for the North Vietnamese Army to gain any sort of triumph they had to figure out a way to make the marines a ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Fallen Angels five parts of literature

novel the main external conflict was the war itself. This was the fighting of South Vietnam against North Vietnam. However with the war came many complications or little conflicts surrounding the char ... e war. However this conflict is solved, because Perry realizes that he was fighting the war for the North Vietnamese and to try and save them. Also another conflict within Perry is when he realizes th ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Explain why the Americans withdraw its forces from Vietnam in 1973?

are and the failure to win the "Hearts and Minds" of the people in the US and in South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese people had help from the USSR and China in their war effort. The USA had to get inv ... o help the South Vietnam in the war and in the end go into war itself against the communists in the north. When helping the South Vietnam the USA at first only gave them money and advisers. But later ...

(6 pages) 46 1 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Rumor of War. A brief history of the events leading to the Vietnam war, and a critical analaysis of the novel "A Rumor of War".

e presence of American military force in Indochina did very little to oppose our communist foe, the North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong, and did even less to assure the survival and success of liberty. ... an forces were withdrawn and replaced by South Vietnamese forces, while American air attacks on the North were stepped up. Between 1968 and 1972 American troop strength in South Vietnam fell from 543, ...

(7 pages) 114 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the impact of Diem's and Ho Chi Minh's policies on Vietnam from 1954 until 1970?

d by the Vietnamese people, culminating in the midst of this conflict, the division of Vietnam into North and South as stated in the Geneva Accords. These now independent territories each had their ow ... ifferent in their beliefs, governing each of their 'nations' population. Between 1954 and 1970, the North's Ho Chi Minh, a communist, and the South's Ngo Dinh Diem, 'a pro-democratic nationalist', wer ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Anti-Vietnam Movement" I had a couple of fragment and run-on senteces, but other than that my professor, Dr. Durand (University of Maryland), said i did an outstanding job.

July 1954. Communist forces defeated the allied French troops at the remote mountain outpost in the northwest corner of Vietnam known as Dien Bien Phu. This decisive battle victory for the North Vietn ... ed too much power to the Communist Party of Vietnam and as a result, we eventually went to war with North Vietnam. The Johnson administration wanted it to become a limited war, which is defined as a l ...

(11 pages) 99 1 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History