Vietnam War Essay Topics

Hamburger and Pork Chop Hill

The Vietnam War was one of the worst wars America fought. We fought in the Vietnam War for one good reason to stop the spread of communism. During the War on Vietnam there were to major battles we fought Hamburger and Pork Chop hill. The battle of Pork Chop hill was one of the most… View Article

The Struggle: Forrest Gump in Vietnam War

Forrest, Forrest Gump is just a common simple man with a very low IQ but has very outstanding intentions. Forrest is practically running all too fast through his childhood with his only and best friend Jenny. His mother taught him the way of life and leaves Forrest with the decision to choose his own destiny…. View Article

The Things They Carried

In the short essay “The Things They Carried” the setting takes place during the Vietnam War. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross and his troops are assigned different missions, one of which is to look for the enemies in tunnels. “After five minutes, Lieutenant Jimmy Cross moved to the tunnel, leaned down, and examined the darkness” (p…. View Article

Vietnam & Posttraumatic stress disorder

The Vietnam War started in 1945, resulting in almost 60,000 American deaths and nearly two million Vietnamese deaths, according to Mintze. Years after combat countless Vietnam veterans suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder in every aspect of their lives (Price). Posttraumatic stress disorder is an illness that can happen to anyone who has gone through a… View Article

How and why did USA become involved in the Vietnam War

In march 12, 1947 with the truman doctrine and the newly introduced policy of containment usa decided to award itself with status of policeman of the world giving themselves a permission to intervene anywhere in the world when they consider it is neccessary. This was the policy that allowed them to interpose in vietnam. Vietnamese… View Article

Why Did the USA Become Increasingly Involved in Vietnam

The Vietnam War- one of the bloodiest, grimmest, and most trying times of the Cold War. A war that many believed was fought in vain and without purpose and that “…produced no famous victories, no national heroes and no patriotic songs…” A war that threw the USA into public disdain for intervening where intervention was… View Article

Explain the Impacts the Vietnam War Had on Soldiers

The Vietnam was a war like no other and the nature of the fighting in this war had great impacts on the soldiers. At this time, communism was seen as a great threat, especially by Western countries, and so extreme emphasis was placed on the domino theory that when one country falls to communism, others… View Article

A Shot in the Dark

The dictionary defines the phrase “A shot in the dark” with “ A hopeful attempt to hit an enemy that you can’t see” That is what the government in the United States did. They made a shot in the dark, by entering the Vietnam War and they did not hit their target. “A shot in… View Article

Apush Vietnam War

It is obvious that the wars impact the involving powers. The Vietnam War greatly changed America forever. It was the longest war fought in America’s history, lasting from 1955 to 1973. The Vietnam War tarnished America’s self-image by becoming the first time in history the United States failed to accomplish its stated war aims, to… View Article

Roe Through the Chain of Command

President Johnson implemented the Rules of Engagement (ROE) during the war in Vietnam, particularly Southeast Asia. His intention for this set of rules was a means of control. The ROE dictated who (of the enemy) and where the American troops were allowed to attack, even if they were clearly within enemy reach. This set of… View Article

Canada’s Involvement in the Vietnam War

The bloody Vietnam War of the 1950’s was fought by the brave American troops with the help of the Canadian citizens. Though, sources claim that Canada had a limited amount of contribution in the war, facts state otherwise. The Vietnam War took place during the Cold War era where a military conflict had occurred in… View Article

Australian Conscription in Vietnam War

The conscription issue during the second Indo – China war in the 1960’s tore apart the fabric of Australian society and resulted in divisions in all sections of the community. There were many reasons for Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War, including the allegiance commitments of South-East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO). The introduction of conscription… View Article

Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was one of the leading wars which the United States embarked on as part of the Cold War. This was a major war where the United States played a major role however; the Vietnam War is considered as one of the darkest past of American history. This war earned criticism from the… View Article

“Forrest Gump” Film Review

Forrest Gump, a movie that not only informs the audience and the people who interact with Forrest, about the life of a very simple man (Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks). It also teaches morals and the way life is perceived in the beautiful mind of a simple man. Forrest Gump, throughout the movie narrates… View Article