Vietnam against dogmas
Sunday, September 24, 2023, 01:00 (GMT + 9)
Vietnam experienced a devastating war from 1955 to 1975, against the backdrop of the Cold War fought between the United States and the Soviet Union. North Vietnam sought to unify the country under a communist government, while South Vietnam sought to maintain its pro-Western regime.
The conflagration involved a wide range of military tactics including guerrilla warfare, aerial bombardment attacks, and the use of chemical weapons. More than 14 million tons of bombs and 70 million liters of herbicides were dropped, destroying the precarious infrastructure of Vietnamese territory.
The number of fatalities is estimated at around 4 million, of which the majority belonged to the civilian population. The country had changed its morphology due to bombings and napalm, but the United States had to withdraw due to the impossibility of subduing the enemy. In April 19... FULL STORY