Question: What did the US lose in Vietnam?

Who really lost the Vietnam War?

Those who argue that the United States won the war point to the fact that the U.S. defeated communist forces during most of Vietnam’s major battles. They also assert that the U.S. overall suffered fewer casualties than its opponents. The U.S. military reported 58,220 American casualties.

How many did the US lose in Vietnam?

The Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Extract Files contains records of 58,220 U.S. military fatal casualties of the Vietnam War.

What was the real reason for the Vietnam war?

China had become communist in 1949 and communists were in control of North Vietnam. The USA was afraid that communism would spread to South Vietnam and then the rest of Asia. It decided to send money, supplies and military advisers to help the South Vietnamese Government.

Is Vietnam still communist?

Government of Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.

What wars has America lost?

Vietnam was an unmitigated disaster, the only war the US has ever lost.

What army division has the most casualties in Vietnam?

Conflicts

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Unit Conflict Total
Harlem Hellfighters World War I 1500
3rd Infantry Division World War II 24,878
1st Cavalry Division Vietnam War 32,036
3rd Battalion, 5th Marines War in Afghanistan 175
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