- n. The war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia between 1955 and 1975 between South Vietnam (backed by the United States and SEATO) and North Vietnam aiding the South Vietnamese communist guerilla army known as the Vietcong (supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union) for the struggle for total Communist control of Vietnam as one state.
- n. a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
“—John Paul Vann, one of the leading proponents of counterinsurgency warfare during the Vietnam War”
“When the Vietnam War started, prices were already high above those of 1951 and when it was over, the cost of living not only failed to go back to what it had been in 1965, but it started to go up at a faster rate than ever.”
“During part of the Vietnam War the B-52 was assigned to Andersen AFB, Guam.”
“And these directives were quickly followed by a series of National Security Study Memoranda NSSMs or Nissims tasking the bureaucracy with developing analyses and options on issues ranging from the ongoing Vietnam War to U.S. relations with Japan.”
“The son of a Greek short-order cook from Paterson, New Jersey, Cotsakos, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, worked his way up the ladder at Federal Express before joining the research firm A. C. Nielsen, where he eventually became president and co-CEO.”
“But let the Vietnam War stand also as a warning to further enticements in far-off lands; there have been a few since.”
“The fact that both Joan and the Jack-Mitzi crimes could be connected to the Vietnam War and the rages of the sixties was tantalizing but of itself not revelatory, not yet anyway.”
“Now is not the time to reargue the Vietnam War - we did that in the 2004 election, and it wasn't pretty.”
“In his 1977 book, Dispatches, Michael Herr, who had covered the Vietnam War for Esquire magazine, applied the term control freak to “one of those people who always … had to know what was coming next.””
“The leading official Polish newspaper, Trybuna Ludu, the People's Tribune, contained little news on Poland in 1968, though a great deal on the Vietnam War and the Middle East, which was mostly about how Israel had taken a lot of land and did not plan to give it back.”
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