Vietnam and North Vietnam. He requested the United States to free Vietnam from French rule. He fought against United States against French colonization for freedom of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh is said to be a great and very powerful patriot and politician of Vietnam. He fought against
the foreign domination and freedom for his country. He died in 1969, while fighting against his enemies. Later, Saigon City was named Ho Chi Minh City for his honor as a great nationalist of Vietnam. MINH, H. C. (1946, February 28). Ho Chi Minh Telegram to US. Retrieved November 20, 2018, from - docs/doc-content/images/ho-chi-minh-telegram-truman-l.jpg&c=/historical-docs/doc- content/images/ho-chi-minh-telegram-truman.caption.html (Primary Source) Why America waged Vietnam war and What were causes of her defeat? US waged the Vietnam war to help the Vietnamese government fight against the communist regime and Ho Chi Minh. Firstly, the US fought with small troops and then by 1969 the US had more than 500,000 military personal in Vietnam. On the other hand, China and the Soviet Union provided weapons and supplies to north Vietnam for fighting the campaign against South Vietnam. Vietnam War lasted more than 10 years, and cost America more than 58 thousand lives and over a trillion dollars, adjusted for inflation. It brought down a president, started social unrest, and ended in defeat. Vietnam war was a colossal strategic blunder for the US government and a
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