Vietnam war

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The Communists who led North Vietnam had the opposition of the United States had sided with the French in their struggles for independence of the colonies, arguing thatindependence was associated with the USSR and China. The intention of reunifying the country through elections did not yield good results due to negative U.S.. UU.,fearful of an electoral victory of the communists began to send troops to South Vietnam, while the north began receiving arms assistance from the USSR. The Gulf of TonkinIncident was the trigger for war: U.S. forces. UU. attacked military installations in North Vietnam and sent more than 500 thousand troops to the south. Soon the U.S. Armywas welcomed by a complicated guerrilla war led by the Viet Cong, the communist militia in South Vietnam. The forces of North Vietnam tried to take the South in 1968 duringthe Tet Offensive and this caused the neighboring countries, Cambodia and Laos, will soon see involved in the conflict. With rising casualties among U.S., the NorthAmerican country began the process of transferring the role of military forces fighting in South Vietnam in what they called the "Vietnamization" but these efforts broughtbad results. The Paris Peace Agreement of January 27, 1973 formally recognized the sovereignty of both sides (North Vietnam and South Vietnam) and in the agreement U.S.troops would withdraw by 29 March 1973. Some limited clashes continued, but the next big moment would be in April 1975 when North Vietnam gained strength and invaded SouthVietnam, which was called Republic of South Vietnam and was a state with the support of Hanoi before being reunited as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on July 2, 1976
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