The Vietnam war. By Siobhán Brady.
Vietnam.
General Information. <ul><li>The Vietnam was lasted from 1954-1975. </li></ul><ul><li>It was between North and South Vietn...
Background. <ul><li>Before world war 2 vietnam was part of the french colony of Indochina. </li></ul><ul><li>During world ...
US involvement. <ul><li>The US backed the anti-commuists government in the South. </li></ul><ul><li>They sent military adv...
The escalation. <ul><li>The army in the north was known as the Vietcong. </li></ul><ul><li>They began a campaing of assist...
Results of the war. <ul><li>North vietnam bet south vietnam in the war.  </li></ul><ul><li>The communists punished the peo...
 
 
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The vietnam war final (1)

  1. 1. The Vietnam war. By Siobhán Brady.
  2. 2. Vietnam.
  3. 3. General Information. <ul><li>The Vietnam was lasted from 1954-1975. </li></ul><ul><li>It was between North and South Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>North Vietnam was supported by the USSR, China and North Korea. </li></ul><ul><li>South Vietnam was spported by the US and it’s allies. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background. <ul><li>Before world war 2 vietnam was part of the french colony of Indochina. </li></ul><ul><li>During world war 2 the Japanese occupied Indochina. </li></ul><ul><li>When the french attempted to take back control the Jaoanese surrendered. </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese were opposed by the Vietnamese army called the Vietminh. </li></ul><ul><li>The Vietminh were a communist party. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1945 france and the Vietminh signed the Geneva peace accord. </li></ul><ul><li>The Vietminh became the government of North Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-communist viethamese regrouped in the south. </li></ul>
  5. 5. US involvement. <ul><li>The US backed the anti-commuists government in the South. </li></ul><ul><li>They sent military advisors to help train and support the South vietnamese army. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The escalation. <ul><li>The army in the north was known as the Vietcong. </li></ul><ul><li>They began a campaing of assistance in 1957. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1959 the vietcong began attacking the south vietnamese military units. </li></ul><ul><li>The US sent more assistance to the south. </li></ul><ul><li>The soviet support for the North also increased. </li></ul><ul><li>The communists forces in the south coninued to grow stronger. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1965 the first US combat troops entered Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>The north vietnamese and vietcong were supplied by a vast network of hidden trails. </li></ul><ul><li>These trails were used to transport supplies and soldiers from the north to the south. </li></ul><ul><li>When the US found these trails they bombed them. </li></ul><ul><li>The comminists suffered sever losses after these bombings. </li></ul><ul><li>America then removed some of their troops from vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>By 1973 95% of the american troops were removed for vietnam. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Results of the war. <ul><li>North vietnam bet south vietnam in the war. </li></ul><ul><li>The communists punished the people who opposed them by sending them to reeducation camps. 165000 people died in these camps. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 2 and 5.7 million people died in the war </li></ul><ul><li>Between 365000 and 587000 civillians died during the war. </li></ul><ul><li>58159 american troops died during the war. </li></ul>
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