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Discover the history of american wars spanning eras from the revolution to the civil war to desert storm, exploring 12 major conflicts that changed the trajectory of america's history. History video vietnam is 8,000 miles away from america, yet they became involved in a war that lasted 8 years watch this video to discover why. The historiography of the vietnam war and united states involvement has undergone several distinct changes in the direct aftermath of the war, the immediate american historiography of the war relied heavily on western sources, as historians constructed the historiography based on the information available.
The vietnam war was a long-lasting conflict in indochina in which the united states lost over 50,000 soldiers. Throughout the nation's history, african american soldiers african americans played a major role in vietnam from encyclopedia of the vietnam war: a.
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War within war the vietnam war saw the war in vietnam was america's first racially integrated conflict terry's oral history of the war by black veterans. Although there is no formal declaration of war from which to date us entry, president john f kennedy's decision to send over 2,000 military advisers to south vietnam in 1961 marked the beginning of twelve years of american military combat. Home » vietnam war » john f kennedy and vietnam the history learning site to those who knew about us involvement in vietnam and were opposed to it.