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Unformatted text preview: Topic Outline I. The Vietnam War has been considered to be the longest military conflict throughout U.S. history. A. five hundred thousand troops fighting against an estimated ten thousand Viet Cong B. military struggle between the United States and the South Vietnamese army in conflict with the North Vietnamese C. hostilities in the war caused millions of tragic deaths D. The soldiers were completely kept in the dark during the whole war. II. The Americans should have easily overcome the Vietcong and achieve their goal of keeping South Vietnam free from Communism. A. various reasons as to why America did not win in the Vietnam War B. not ready to deal with the typical geography of Vietnam C. a very low morale over the time they spent in Vietnam D. They did not want to fight and were never as well prepared as the highly motivated. III. U.S. military advisers had been involved with Vietnam during the 1950s A. help aid the French army B. war had created much pressure...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2009 for the course HISTORY 39003 taught by Professor Norena during the Fall '09 term at Berkeley.
- Fall '09
- Vietnam War