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people of South Vietnam: how they feel about the war

Opinion Research Corporation (U.S.)

people of South Vietnam: how they feel about the war

a CBS News public opinion survey.

by Opinion Research Corporation (U.S.)

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Published in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

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  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion -- Vietnam.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCBS News.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A68 O6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47, [20] p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5530359M
      LC Control Number67005410

      AP This article is more than 4 years old. Author: Dante A. In one way or another, Vietnam has overshadowed every national security decision since. Taken by surprise, U.

      After he was released, he took over a flower shop his parents owned and has lived quietly since. This free app makes it easy to read kindle books on any tablet or mobile device. Denise Thi, 30, founder and managing director of a 6-year-old digital marketing firm recently acquired by multinational giant Dentsu Aegis Network, said the anniversary should be a reason to look ahead, not at the past. What did the life look like in a jungle? In addition, a general democratic election was to be held in that would reunite the country under one government.

      In this post, you will find a list of the best Vietnam books to read in ! In the United States, the effects of the Vietnam War would linger long after the last troops returned home in While the economy after World War II was one of the most robust in American history, during and after Vietnam the nation was in a death spiral of stagflation and economic malaise. In addition to this Vietnamization policy, Nixon continued public peace talks in Paris, adding higher-level secret talks conducted by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger beginning in the spring of I learned much about leadership. On it were inscribed the names of 57, American men and women killed or missing in the war; later additions brought that total to 58,


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People of South Vietnam: how they feel about the war book

Alongside the hammer-and-sickle flags are Chanel and Cartier boutiques. Agent Orange and other chemicals were sprayed on millions of acres, leaving a legacy of cancer and birth defects. Yet even as the now-united country trumpets the North's victory over American invaders during a devastating conflict that left more than 3 million Vietnamese and nearly 60, American troops dead, bitter rifts over the civil war remain deep and unresolved.

The fear we felt paled in comparison to the terror that Vietnamese in the countryside of South Vietnam experienced when bombs and artillery shells landed in their villages, or when American and South Vietnamese soldiers swept through their hamlets; or the terror my relatives in North Vietnam felt when American Bs carpet bombed in December Yet until Mayboth of those countries were off limits to U.

Every president from Truman to Ford lied about Vietnam. It was such a strange thing for me. There are 58, names on that wall, and it rates but a few pages in a high school history book.

They were fighting, I realized, for each other — to simply survive their year in-country and go home. Life in the Jungle U. This program will save you loads of money. My Lai Massacre The next few years would bring even more carnage, including the horrifying revelation that U.

The U. We learned that two presidents, Johnson and Nixon, cared more about their own political survival than the lives of the men under their command. Veterans returning from Vietnam were met with an institutional response marked by indifference.

Once Ho was back in Vietnam, he established a headquarters in a cave in northern Vietnam and established the Viet Minhwhose goal was to rid Vietnam of the French and Japanese occupiers. Nixon won the presidency. To bring a faster end to hostilities, President Nixon also expanded the war into other countries, such as Laos and Cambodia—a move that created thousands of protests, especially on college campuses, back in America.

For a decade, as one person was shipped off to fight, another was returning. In andthere were hundreds of protest marches and gatherings throughout the country. As refugees, we could find shelter and support from middle-class friends and relatives, while destitute peasants had to move to squalid camps and depend on meager handouts and help from the government in Saigon.

40 years later, Vietnam still deeply divided over war

Internationalism did suffer a serious blow, plus the Sino-Soviet splitwhich brought damage to the relations between China, the Soviet Union and of course, Vietnam.

From tothe U. Some, like Wowwk, say they had invectives hurled their way; others, like naval officer Ford Cole, remember being spit on. But we did find out, as they did, that losing everything was psychologically wrenching, and that surviving and rebuilding took fortitude of spirit.

It is also about the life behind the front, the conditions in Hanoi and furthermore in northern Vietnam during the massive bombings by the US Air Force and the South vietnamese pilots or as a militant against the South vietnamese regime during the buddhist revolt for example.

On it were inscribed the names of 57, American men and women killed or missing in the war; later additions brought that total to 58,Sep 15,  · UPDATE: After we posted this article, Times readers weighed in with their favorite books on the Vietnam War. These 10 books, in addition to the ones below, were recommended multiple sylvaindez.com: Susan Ellingwood.

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The war in Vietnam was a bitter and unpopular conflict for the American soldiers and people back home. It was also a war where the media played a big role. Both French colonial rule and the American intervention in Vietnam failed/5(17). 'Hue ' Revisits An American 'Turning Point' In The War In Vietnam Author Mark Bowden says the capture of Hue, Vietnam, was part of a wave of well-planned Communist attacks that helped turn U.S.

Nov 08,  · The Vietnam War claimed the lives of more than 58, American service members and wounded more thanAnd for the men who served. Bythese operations had generated large-scale internal refugees, numbering nearly million in South Vietnam, withpeople evacuated and rendered homeless during Operation Masher alone, which was the largest search and destroy operation in the war up to that sylvaindez.comon: South Vietnam, North Vietnam.

Henry Kissinger on Vietnam Kissinger’s 14th and latest book, Ending the Vietnam War, reflects just how tormented he remains over the war and the criticisms of his role in it, first as Nixon.