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In vietnam the us believed that the war would be over

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Unformatted text preview: the American troops are overconfident in their ability to handle the given situations, when, in fact, they are not accustomed and unprepared for the new styles of warfare and the environments they find themselves located. In Vietnam, the U.S. believed that the war would be over quickly, while in the movie, the U.S. troops believed that their mission would take only an hour, not planning on the almost twenty ­four hour long conflict. Such overconfidence combined with the underestimation of Vietcong and Somali...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2013 for the course PSC 242 taught by Professor Callahan during the Spring '12 term at DePaul.

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