No Victory Won Looking closer at the conclusions of the two American military conflicts, the Korean War ended after three years and the U. This is one of the main reasons why America could not defeat the Viet Cong.
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In bothcases a country was divided in half, and the northern half became acommunist state while the southern half was non-communist, and thecommunist north in both cases invaded the non-communist south, andthe US sent in its military to protect the south from beingconquered by the north.
North and South Vietnamese troops were fighting the Americans in addition to troops from China. What does the Korean and Vietnam war have in common? The Reds won in Vietnam.
The main difference is that in the case of the Korean War,the defense succeeded, and South Korea remains an independentnation to this day, whereas in the case of the Vietnamese War thedefense failed, and Vietnam is today a single communist nation.
After over a decade of trying to empty the lake with a bucket, we decided to end it. MERGE already exists as an alternate of this question. Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it? In Vietnam, President Johnson had to respond to conflicts in the Tonkin Gulf while also moving war efforts from initial American military conflicts intervention to full-scale American involvement.
In Vietnam, the U. For months, Americans could not figure out how enemy fire came right into their camp. Each side fought most of their battles on open ground. Both part of the cold war. Both fought against communist aggression. The Vietnam and Korean wars differ in many aspects.
The fight lasted approximately 12 years It was thought that if one country became communist,nearby nations would fall under that ideology too.
One motto of the communist Vietnamese was, "If the truck is struck, tear down the walls of your house. In Korea, the U. The Vietnamese had previously built some underground tunnels in their resistance movements against the Japanese and then the French. Johnson, 6 March Two major wars involved American military troops in the s and 60s.
Great Britain sent UK troops across the Atlantic Ocean to fight guerrilla forces in the primitive wilderness of America; their 13 colonies in particular.
The Vietnam War was an infiltration war; slowly filtering into South Vietnam, with no clear view of what the enemy looked like. MERGE already exists as an alternate of this question. Total atomic wars wars can no longer be fought without risking mutually assured destruction in this "atomic age" since when nukes were invented.
Former Northerners and Southerners fought side by side against the enemy, and came home to rousing parades of victory and glory. This gave America the strategic advantage because of its superior air power and more technologically advanced weapons.
President Nixon withdrew troops as the war became more unpopular and it became obvious that North Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Mihn would continue to fight until he drove the U. Battles tended to be quick and fierce, resulting in pushing back to the original line of division and thus the Koreas ended back at the 38th parallel.
Would you like to merge this question into it?In the 50s and 60s, two American military conflicts involved two presidents. Comparing the wars in Korea and Vietnam show when North Korea invaded South Korea in that President Truman sent.
When the Vietnam war ended inNorth and South Vietnam became a united country. However after the Korean War, Korea was two seperate states and peace was sought by a ceasefire which saw the creation of a permanent border (slightly north of the 38th Parallel) and a. The Vietnam and Korean wars differ in many aspects.
What is the difference between the Korean War and The Vietnam War? Transcript of Comparison of the Korean War and Vietnam War Military Aspects Results of the War Korean War vs Vietnam War Comparison of the Wars Cold War Significance Effects on Civilians Settlement Similarities Differences Similarities Korean War was conventional warfare.
diagram to compare and contrast the Korean and Vietnam Wars. TAKING NOTES Vietnam War Korean War both Chapter 17 MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW TERMS & NAMES REVOLUTION In Asia, the Cold War flared into actual wars supported mainly by the superpowers.
Today, Vietnam is a Communist country, and Korea is split into Communist and non-Communist nations.
Vietnam War and Korean War Comparison Worksheet This great worksheet has students use higher-level thinking skills to compare the Vietnam War to the Korean War.
In 2 simple columns, students 4/5(46).Download