Tragedy in Vietnam

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Tragedy in Vietnam When many Americans think of the Vietnam War they think of the American lives that were lost as a result of this terrible tragedy. Americans tend to think of the 58,000 American lives lost and fail to realize that the Vietnamese people lost somewhere between three and four million including countless women and children due to the ruthless guerrilla warfare of both armies. Communism is what first involved American soldiers because for some …

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…people of Vietnam were the true victims of the Vietnam War despite what any American magazine or history book says. The United States not only intervened when they were not needed, they took many innocent lives in the process. After the war, many people’s everyday lives changed significantly due to reeducation camps, birth defects, and even land mines. The horrible treatment of these people goes almost unnoticed and should be recognized by more Americans.