Discuss American involvement in the Vietnam War. Include how and why it got involved, the experience fighting in Vietnam, why it withdrew and the effects of the war and withdrawal.
The long and costly Vietnam War with active U.S. involvement in it started in 1954 being intensified by the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the U.S. An ongoing conflict in this region had grown back several decades. During the Vietnam War, over 58,000 Americans out of 3 million people in total were killed during this war. The withdrawal of U.S. was ordered by President Richard Nixon in 1973. American withdrawal affected the unification of Vietnam as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
History.com Staff. (2009). Vietnam War. Retrieved from https://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam- war-history