The Vietnam War

View Paper
Pages: 5
(approximately 235 words/page)

Essay Database > History
The Vietnam War is truly one of the most unique wars ever fought by the United States or by any country. It was never officially declared a war. It had no official beginning or an official end. It was fought over 10,000 miles away in a virtually unknown country. The enemy and the allies looked exactly alike, and may by day be friends, but by night become enemies. It matched the tried and true tactics of …

showed first 75 words of 1294 total
Sign up for EssayTask and enjoy a huge collection of student essays, term papers and research papers. Improve your grade with our unique database!
showed last 75 words of 1294 total
…servicemen listed as missing in action (Joes 111). The tally is still incomplete. The effects on the American people at home were also devastating. Families lost their children to a war they didn't understand. A poll was taken shortly after the war's end, and it asked if the U.S. should intervene and send troops over to Russia to try and stop them for spreading any more Communism ideas. Only 34 percent of people voted yes (Joes 112).