Vietnam veteran's problems which erroneously hypothesized that the symptoms of vietnam veterans after the war were due meliodosis va now recognizes eight conditions which are presumed to be related to service in vietnam for the purposes of establishing service-connection. American military strategy in the vietnam war, 1965-1973 improved security conditions did not necessarily win civilian hearts and minds revolutionary development tasks competed with other urgent operational commitments. Today, 40 years after the american war in vietnam ended in ignominious defeat, the traces of that terrible conflict are disappearing traveling throug. Vietnam war exposures vietnam war (nov 1, 1965-april 30, 1975) vietnam veterans may have been exposed to a variety of environmental and chemical hazards that carried potential health risks.
Thanks for the a2a well it depends a lot on what you call living conditions and what is the purpose of asking i lived as an expat in ha noi and i'm going to answer from that perspective housing there are all kinds of places for people with all. Find out more about the history of weapons of the vietnam war, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom sign out dirty conditions that prevailed in ground combat during the vietnam war. The us military used weather manipulation as a secret operation during the vietnam war. Conflict between the two sides intensified in what is known as the vietnam war according to the 2005 national environmental present condition report vietnam is one of twenty-five countries considered to possess a uniquely high level of biodiversity. Office of research & development ord home about us overview the united states' military involvement in the vietnam war began in february 1961 and lasted the five-year study looked at the lifetime and current incidence of conditions in women vietnam-era veterans, including ptsd. The idea was to get the united states bogged down in a war that it could not win militarily and create unfavorable conditions for political the vietnam war did have a major impact on everyday life in america, and the johnson administration was forced to consider domestic consequences of.
What were the fighting and living conditions like in the vietnam war save cancel already exists would you like to merge this question into it oregon and was shocked when i went to a war museum that all wars previously were shown with the exception of the vietnam war. Weather and vietnam war the tall elephant grass could be very flammable under such conditions extremely hot weather reduced the lifting capacity of the hueys, a combination of the reduce thermal efficiently in the jet turbine engines. In the vietnam war, both sides faced many problems there was extremely dense foliage that the soldiers couldn't see through, so they couldn't see their enemies until nearly face-to-face with them. The life and conditions in the vietnam war was brutal and cruel the vietnam war lasted around 20 years, which is a very long time at war along with the horrible conditions they had. American studies today article the vietnam war and the civil rights movement american studies today article on-line participation in the vietnam war without doubt heightened black consciousness although the economic conditions of us blacks have improved. In june 1966, the army vietnam combat artists program was established as part of the united states army art program, utilizing teams of soldier-artists to make pictorial records of us army activities in the course of the vietnam war for the annals of military history.
The life of a american soldier during the vietnamese war clothing living conditions training the shirt was cotton sateen dyed in olive drab army shade 107.
What led the us to the vietnam war on march 8, 1965 we have tended to overestimate the effectiveness of our sophisticated weapons under jungle conditions we have watched the progressive loss of territory to viet cong control. The population has been under horrendous conditions for decades during wwii, the japanese occupied the area and forced the rural population to supply war materials, forcing the starvation of thousands after the war, the french tried to reassert. The vietnam war the bitter end 1969 - 1975 conditions then deteriorate as south vietnamese civilians loot the air base president ford now orders operation frequent wind, the helicopter evacuation of 7000 americans and south vietnamese from saigon.
Post-war vietnam faced many challenges two years after the withdrawal of the last us combat troops, nva tanks rolled into saigon. Another vietnam unseen images of the war from the winning side but the north vietnamese and viet cong had hundreds of photographers of their own, who documented every facet of the war under the most dangerous conditions almost all were self-taught. Overview of the vietnam war digital history id 2925 vietnam was the longest war in american history and the most unpopular american war of the 20th century the military condition deteriorated, and by 1963, south vietnam had lost the fertile mekong delta to the viet cong. More information about vietnam is available on the vietnam page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the and the now-divided vietnam entered into two decades of civil war the united states did not recognize north department of state vietnam country. At least three-quarters of us troops in vietnam served in the rear, many of them surrounded by luxury and leisure. Cwihp is pleased to announce the addition of a new document to its online digital archive cwihp e-dossier no 30 contains a 1969 north vietnam communist party resolution containing detailed instructions for improving the treatment and living conditions of american prisoners of war.