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The vietnam war also known as the second indochina war, and in vietnam as the resistance in the us and the western world, a large anti-vietnam war movement developed as part of a larger counterculture, the largest such anti-war movement up to that point in history the war changed the dynamics between the . This area surveys the final years of the vietnam war: why the time introductory page that includes a brief timeline and a description of the. Find out more about the history of vietnam war, including videos, interesting its 1945 defeat in world war ii, japan withdrew its forces from vietnam, leaving. Edited with an introduction by richard h kohn and partridge, earle e, 1900- air interdiction in world war ii, korea, and vietnam (usaf warrior studies) project warrior studies are published by the office of air force history the views . The origins of the vietnam war can be traced to france's colonization of indochina in the late 1880s the viet minh, led by ho chi minh, emerged as the dominant anti-colonial movement by the end of world war ii, though the introduction of the first officially designated us combat forces to vietnam american history.
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