The Vietnam War

Megan Hurley hr.I

Who: The Vietnam War was fought between communist North Vietnam and the government of southern Vietnam.

What: The Vietnam War.

Where: The War took place in three different countries,  Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

When: The Vietnam War started November 1, 1955 and ended April 30, 1975. It lasted for about 20 years.

Why: The War started because communism was seeking to expand in Vietnam allot like the way they tried to expand in Korea. The USA had a policy to containment so they can hold communists to what they already had without expanding.

Facts: during the Vietnam war  about 47424 soilders died. It costed the US over 111 billion dollars in the war for ammunition, materials etc.


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