A war that started in the mid 1950's and finished in the 1973. Vietnam had picked up its freedom from France in 1954. The nation was partitioned into North and South. The North had a socialist government driven by Ho Chi Minh. The South had an enemy of socialist government driven by Ngo Dinh Diem. The United States upheld an enemy of socialist routine known as the Republic of Vietnam, which is the South Vietnam. The U.S. needed to keep South Vietnam from tumbling to the socialists, which in the end drove the United States to battle a noteworthy territorial war. The socialist incredible forces that upheld South Asia were the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China. The U.S. inclusion in Vietnam started amid the organization of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961), which sent US military to South Vietnam. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) chose to submit American help troops to South Vietnam. By the start of 1964, America had around 17,000 troops in Vietnam. The troops were sent toward the south piece of Vietnam to exhort and prepare the Vietnamese military.
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