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"Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind."

You can kill ten of my men for every one I kill of yours, but even at those odds, you will lose and I will win."

                             ~  Ho Chi Minh 

In the 1950's the United States began to send troops to Vietnam. During the following 25-years the ensuing war would create some of the strongest tensions in US history. Almost 3 million US men and women were sent thousands of miles to fight for what was a questionable cause. In total, it is estimated that over 2,5 million people on both sides were killed



for a time line of the vietnam war go here vietnam war timeline

for a list of statistics click here vietnam stat

for more on the vietnam war and some good photos go here