The Vietnam War

Kayley Pokrandt, Hour 3

On November 1, 1955 Ho Chi Minh declared war to try to unite Vietnam. Little did he know the war would last 20 years. The Vietnam war was fought in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. The United States joined the war in March 8,1965,to prevent the North communism from taking over. France was involved in the war because they had controlled vietnam for a while now. Finnaly on March 29. 1975, the final U.S. troops left vietnam. On April 30, 1975 Duong Van Minh surrender to the communist forces. So in the end the North won, and the South lost with the support of th United States.

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