Vietnam War

Vietnam War, 1955–1975 Cold War conflict in Vietnam.

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The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; South Vietnam was supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand, and other anti-communist allies. The war, considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some, lasted 19 years, with direct U.S. involvement ending in 1973, and included the Laotian Civil War and the Cambodian Civil War, which ended with all three countries becoming communist in 1975. The conflict emerged from the First Indochina War between the French and the communist-led Viet Minh.

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United States in the Vietnam War
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Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War
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1968 in the Vietnam War
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1965 in the Vietnam War
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Weapons of the Vietnam War
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial ... honoring service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War. The 2-acre (8,100 m2) site is dominated by a black granite wall engraved...

List of protests against the Vietnam War
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Vietnam War in film
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China in the Vietnam War
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Canada and the Vietnam War
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South Korea in the Vietnam War
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1967 in the Vietnam War
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1969 in the Vietnam War
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1966 in the Vietnam War
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