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Because the US Army manages US wars; the US Army has jurisdiction over land wars. USAF & USN SUPPORT the US Army. The US Army always preferred to study Europe for future wars; the US Army absolutely did not want to fight any Asian Wars. Money (Defense Budgets) were 99% allocated for European Wars. Asia represented a dirty filthy ruthless war fought without mercy. Europe represented chivalry and the fine art of hi-tech weapons.

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Q: Why did the United States misunderstand the nature of the war it was fighting in Vietnam?
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What war was the United States involved in during 1967?

Vietnam war

Why did the us get involved in the vietnam war-?

The United States did get involved in the Vietnam war because of communism in Vietnam.

Why did the United States become involved in vietnam-?

The United States became involved in Vietnam because they wanted to stop communism from happening in that part of Asia.

What was the Vietnam War?

The Vietnam Conflict, popularly known as the Vietnam War (also known as the Second Indochina War and colloquially as Vietnam or Nam as well as the American War or Kh�ng chiến chống Mỹ [lol in English please], the Resistance War Against America in Vietnam) was a conflict in which the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN, or North Vietnam) and its allies fought against the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, or South Vietnam) and its allies. North Vietnam's allies included the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam, the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China. South Vietnam's main allies included the United States, South Korea and Australia all of who deployed large numbers of troops. US combat troops were involved from 1959 until their official withdrawal in 1973. A large number of civilian casualties resulted from the war, which ended on April 30, 1975 with the capitulation of South Vietnam. It was a war in which the united states got into to fight off communism The Vietnam War was a war based on the separation of the country Vietnam. North Vietnam was communist and South Vietnam was Republic. The Fighting started when North Vietnam wanted to unite the North and the South and establish a communist government. The United States stepped in and backed up the South. The fighting started with the North saying they were going to unite the country and the South and the US saying that they were fighting off communist. The US drafted soldiers to the war and many of them died. After, 15 years of fighting North Vietnam won and established a unified but communist Vietnam. The Vietnam war is considered to be the only war that the US has ever lost.

What day did the United States withdraw from the Vietnam war?

The United States began withdrawal from Vietnam after the Paris Peace Accord in 1973.

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Were the French still fighting Vietnam when the United States got involved?

Not in Vietnam they weren't. Maybe in some other parts of the world.

How did the American war with South Vietnam end?

The United States didn't fight against South Vietnam in fact they were allies fighting against North Vietnam.

Why US should not be fighting the communist in Vietnam?

While fighting communism in Vietnam may have been a good thing, The United States was also supporting an criminally corrupt regime in South Vietnam whic denyed the people of south Vietnam much of their human rights and freedoms for which the United States claimed to be fighting to give them. It is a sad irony that the Vietnamese people actually had more freedom under the communist government than they did under the American backed South Vietnamese government.

Why did saigon fall?

The United States withdrew troops from Vietnam, leaving the Republic of Vietnam fighting against the strong Communist force. As a result, Saigon fell into the hands of Communist party.

What were they fighting for in the Vietnam war?

When the Vietnam War started, the world was in the grip of the Cold War. The United States was worried about the possible spread of Communism in Southeast Asia. We felt that we needed to act to prevent this.

In the civil war what where you fighting for?

The Southern states that formed the Confederate States of American were fighting for independence from the United States of American. The United States (mostly Norther states) were fighting to keep them.

What are some books and articles that were written to show opposition to the Vietnam war?

Nearly ALL Vietnam War books show opposition to the Vietnam War, even by the men fighting it. See: List of United States Military Books.

Who fought with the Vietnam?

united states

Why did the United States invade North Vietnam when the war was going on?

how come the united states did not invade north vietnam to end the war

What were the reasons given for fighting between the United States and Vietnam?

Vietnam: Why we fought: to stop communist aggression (domino theory), agreed to help French fight North Vietnam because we needed help with the soviet union What we wanted: stop spread of communism in Asia and Europe What we got: nothing

What best describes U.S. involvement in Vietnam?

The United States tried to prevent Ho Chi Minh from controlling Vietnam.

What did the United States as a country get out of Vietnam?