Trailer: ‘The Vietnam War,’ a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Vietnam War: Remembering the conflict
As a result of the lacking knowledge of Agent Orange, the United States and Vietnam are still cleaning up the herbicidal mess that could have been avoided (Magnuson)....
Vietnam War: A timeline of U.S. entanglement
Most Americans couldn’t even tell you where Vietnam was on a map much less why we sent so many soldiers to fight a civil war half way around the world because most Americans did not think that communism was not an immediate threat....
in Wounds of War: the Psychological Aftermath of Combat in Vietnam p.
As a matter of fact, the Vietnam War was several wars, but it was not until 1962 that America had their first combat mission, however, Americans were killed during ambushes by the Vietnamese before the first combat mission.
The Vietnam war was a war of confusion, competition and biasness.
Deep in the woods of western Oregon, a group of men trudges through mud and rain, wearing full army fatigues and using slang not overheard since the Nixon administration. The men are reenacting the Vietnam War and award-winning filmmakers Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara were there tell their story in the new documentary “In Country.”
So why did the US become involved in the Vietnam War.
Robert Buzzanco claims that Americans were not involved in the conflict from its beginning, because they were not interested in Vietnam at the end of World War II.