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1955–1975 conflict in Vietnam

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Vietnam War: 1955–1975 conflict in Vietnam
The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; South Vietnam was supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war, considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some, lasted 19 years, with direct U.S. involvement ending in 1973, and included the Laotian Civil War and the Cambodian Civil War, resulting in all three countries becoming communist in 1975.

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Vietnam veterans remembered on 53rd anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

Australians have been urged to remember the sacrifices and courage of troops who fought in the Vietnam War on the 53rd anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.
SBS - Published

Vietnam veterans remembered across Aust

Australians have been urged to remember the sacrifices and courage of troops who fought in the Vietnam War on the 53rd anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.
SBS - Published

Videos for Vietnam War

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2020 White House hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden, known for his gaffes on the campaign trail, asked a town hall audience in Hanover, New Hampshire on Friday: "Imagine if, God forbid, Barack..

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Vietnam battle remembered after 50 years

Fifty years on from the Battle of Binh Ba, Vietnam War veterans and their families will gather in Canberra to remember and pay their respects.
SBS - Published

U.S. hopes for second aircraft carrier visit to Vietnam this year: official

The United States hopes to reach agreement for another aircraft carrier visit to Vietnam this year and for such port stops to become a regular feature of the increasingly close relationship between the..
Reuters - Published

Tears and cake with Vietnam War nashos

Interviewing war veterans brought a son closer to his nasho dad – and gave a better insight into those sent to fight.
The Age - Published

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