The Vietnam War was between the of 1957-1975.
eighteen years, men and women served and fought in the war. Even.
though men took most of the acknowledgment in this war, women.
played a tremendous role as well. Their remembrance was not as.
well-known as the men who served in the war. Almost 30,000 women.
served in the Vietnam War, as both medical and civilian workers. There.
were many groups and organizations that provided them a spot in the.
The Vietnam War was the longest war the United States had.
ever participated in. The war began in 1957 and ended in 1975. North.
Vietnam were communists, South Vietnam were non-communists. The.
north wanted to overthrow the South's government. The United States.
and South Vietnamese army tried to stop them but did not succeed.
The Vietnamese Communists called the war "a war of national.
liberation." The communists saw the war as additional attempt by.
another foreign power to rule Vietnam. China and the Soviet Union,.
which were large communist regions gave the Vietnamese communists.
war material but no troops(Marc).
The war had many stages. The years from 1957 to 1963 "North.
Vietnam aided rebels opposed to the government of South Vietnam,.
which fought the rebels with United States" aid and advisory staff.".
From 1964 to 1969, North Vietnam and the United States did most of.
the fighting. Countries such as Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines,.
South Korea and Thailand helped South Vietnam. By July of 1969, the.
United States were slowly pulling away it's forces from the war.
Although there was a cease-fire agreement in June 1973, two months.
later the fighting started over. But US troops did not return to.
Vietnam. The war ended on April 30, 1975 when South Vietnam.
North and South Vietnam became a single county and was.
renamed the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Vietnam was left a wreck.
and a total of 1.3 million military deaths. American military deaths had.
a count of 58,000 and 300,000 were wounded.