What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?

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What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« on: August 21, 2021, 11:04:25 pm »
I wasn't around but it's a fascinating topic to re-visit. Some people think it's when the United States started to splinter into what we have become today. Others think we were there with good intentions and the failures that ensued were unforeseeable and thus should not be viewed as dramatically as they might be.

What's your take? If you were there, what did you see during this period, in the war or at home? Is it important to talk about and think about in 2021?

I liked this guy's way of speaking on the matter. Let me know what you think below

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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2021, 12:27:28 am »
An interesting compilation

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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2021, 10:20:03 am »

The spread of Communism and a Nuclear holocaust was the Enemy back then.   

People don't have much of a problem with that kind of thing nowadays.
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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2021, 12:10:03 pm »
A nukular lolcast would be quite refreshing these days.  :koolaid
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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2021, 07:51:49 pm »
the presidents (all, democratic and republican) and the military underestimated the strength of the Vietnamese. also, the chinese who supported them. it sucks that so many americans were sacrificed in a no win situation. the  Vietnamese who wanted the US help were fewer in number. we had no chance to win unless we virtually destroyed many innocents and/or the whole damn country. 

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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2021, 08:05:53 pm »
the presidents (all, democratic and republican) and the military underestimated the strength of the Vietnamese. also, the chinese who supported them. it sucks that so many americans were sacrificed in a no win situation. the  Vietnamese who wanted the US help were fewer in number. we had no chance to win unless we virtually destroyed many innocents and/or the whole damn country. 

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FYI: The Vietnamese fought a short war with Chinese after the U.S. left.
I'm sure history teacher knows that.

It didn't help that the U.S. had one of the worst generals in history in Westmoreland. And it became more political than tactical.

I have serious family ramifications from this war, as in WWII in my immediate family, but I won't mention it here because its a thing to insult dead soldiers in order to troll people here and think they were/are being funny.
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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2021, 08:46:41 pm »
FYI: The Vietnamese fought a short war with Chinese after the U.S. left.
I'm sure history teacher knows that.

It didn't help that the U.S. had one of the worst generals in history in Westmoreland. And it became more political than tactical.

I have serious family ramifications from this war, as in WWII in my immediate family, but I won't mention it here because its a thing to insult dead soldiers in order to troll people here and think they were/are being funny.

i wasn't being funny in my opinion. it is a serious topic. that was my opinion and i am upset at the lost lives while pursuing this campaign.

"I have serious family ramifications from this war, as in WWII in my immediate family, but I won't mention it here because its a thing to insult dead soldiers in order to troll people here and think they were/are being funny."

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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2021, 06:59:53 pm »
I missed this one due to my bone spurs.
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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2021, 01:37:45 am »
I missed this one due to my bone spurs.


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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2021, 07:18:55 am »

"iF i couLd affoRd the PlaNe tiCkeT, I'd be doWn theRe righT now iN feRguson miSsouRi JoinIng them in TheiR proTest aBouT tRayVon MarTin durrr Hurrrr"   

What an unrivaled loser :lol

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Re: What is your opinion on the Vietnam War?
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2021, 07:33:13 pm »

"iF i couLd affoRd the PlaNe tiCkeT, I'd be doWn theRe righT now iN feRguson miSsouRi JoinIng them in TheiR proTest aBouT tRayVon MarTin durrr Hurrrr"   

What an unrivaled loser :lol

Not true - I'm totally rivaled by racist idiots who actively helped destroy the Jim Rome show.  Know anybody like that??
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