Cuba & Vietnam - Cuba & Vietnam 12/04/2015 - Fidel Castro =...

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Cuba & Vietnam12/04/2015°- Fidel Castro = dictator in Cuba°- Bay of Pigs = mission authorized by President Kennedy°- Cuban missile crisis = US flying aircraft over Cuba to take pictures tosee what was going on in Cuba°- These photographs revealed nuclear missiles under construction inCuba°- Kennedy commanded the Russians to dismantle the missile sight°- Atmosphere Test-ban Treaty = test weapons below ground so therewould be no radioactive fallout, environmental purposes°- Vietnam War is another episode of the Cold War°- Nationalist movement in Vietnam when they were colonized by theFrench°- Vietnamese communist party founded by Ho Chi Minh°- Communist and nationalist movement overlap°- Vietnam under French control under WWII, then invaded by Japan°- After WWII the French try to take over control of Vietnam again,French lost the war°- Many Vietnmaese preferred a non communist Vietnam, this is wherethe US come in, “containment”°

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