Only a very quick overview of Vietnam, after the potted history on Tuesday, and Remembrance Day yesterday.

Overview of Indochina Wars

Points to ponder:
– why ‘wars’?
– motivation of French, Americans (and allies), Vietnamese
– what were a couple of key events? Why?
– impact of Vietnam War on US politics?

Vietnam as a proxy war
http://thevietnamwar.info/proxy-war/

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