The Vietnam war by numbers
*cost $170 billion
*2.8 million vet
*Americans killed 58,000
*americans wounded 300,000
*Vietnamese killed 1.5 million
*4 million vietnamese refugees (25%)
*explosives dropped: double ww2
*area defoliated by agent orange: Massachusetts size
*it was the longest war..but no official deceleration of war
the origins of the war of in vietnam
French are in by 1880's.
Part of this til the Versailles.
world war 1 and the versailles peace conference (1919)
Woodrow Wilson and
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Winter soldier investigation, detroit MI(janurary-feburary 1971)
This is were some soldiers testify to war crimes court. Forcing the public and governement to take notice.
Veterans, the anti-war movement
Little evidence that this ever happened. Urban myth. No film evidence of this ever occuring. Anti-war movement thought that veterans were natural allies of there movement since they had experience in this area..
The campus anti-war movement
Students for a democratic society (SDS)
Port huron statement (1962)