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Vietnam War: Leaders
Vietnam War: Leaders(15 Photos)
View images of the Presidents, politicians, and military leaders who influenced American involvement in the Vietnam War.
Communist Leaders(12 Photos)
During the 20th century, the worldwide spread of communism took many different forms under the direction of each country's leadership.
Vietnam War(14 Photos)
The Vietnam War lasted longer than any other war in U.S. history and cost 58,000 American lives
Deconstructing History: Vietnam
Deconstructing History: VietnamVideo Clip (1:30)
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Discover facts, figures and history about Vietnam.
A Soldier's Story: Fighting in Cambodia
A Soldier's Story: Fighting in CambodiaVideo Clip (3:42)
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Late in the war, the U.S. controversially expanded their attacks into Cambodia in order to destroy communist supply lines and bases. In 1970, James Anderson was there.
Deconstructing History: Huey Helicopters in Vietnam
Deconstructing History: Huey Helicopters in VietnamVideo Clip (1:30)
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The UH-1 "Huey" helicopter became a symbol of U.S. combat forces in Vietnam.
Arriving in Vietnam
Arriving in VietnamVideo Clip (2:25)
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Many soldiers couldn't even find Vietnam on the map before they were sent over to fight there. And having never experienced battle before, they were in for a number of big surprises.
Vietnam HomecomingVideo Clip (3:57)
Video Clip (3:57)
Though shunned by some, Vietnam veteran Sonny Silva was embraced by his family upon his return from the war, and his father captured it all on film.
Vietnam War Tactics
Vietnam War TacticsVideo Clip (3:24)
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The guerilla warfare tactics of the North Vietnamese required U.S. military leaders to modify their combat strategy during the Vietnam War.
Human Weapon: Cambodian Bloodsport
Human Weapon: Cambodian BloodsportVideo Clip (2:23)
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Fighters use every part of their bodies for attacks in the bloodsport pradal serey.
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