opinion Essay
826 words
826 words

“It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder,” Albert Einstein. The Vietnam War was a war that America did not need. America believed they were doing good. They believed that they were protecting the people of Vietnam. America did not realise that they were only making a bad situation worse. America stopped nothing. They didn’t stop communism; they didn’t save the people of Vietnam. America caused the number of casualties in Vietnam to increase and had their own people killed. They caused diseases and destroyed the environment with the help of Agent Orange. America sent soldiers on a mission with a result of hundreds of civilians murdered. America did not help anyone. America sent people out to murder others and to be killed in the line of duty.
The French were forced out of Vietnam and Vietnam was divided between communists and anti-communists. The communist regime controlled North Vietnam. Those that supported the French and were against communism controlled South Vietnam. Then trained Communist supporters from the North, the Vietcong, started coming to the South. America decided that they wanted to stop the spread of communism by stopping communism in Vietnam. The United States believed in the Domino Theory. The Domino Theory is the theory that communism will continue to spread around the world unless it is stopped. America sent soldiers over to Vietnam to help the South fight against the North. Then American ships were supposedly attacked of the coast of Vietnam. This is when the United States officially entered the war.
The Vietnam War was a war with many unnecessary casualties and injuries. The United States entered the Vietnam War and increased the stakes. Now South Vietna...

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.... They believe that they must fight to save others. Their fighting can lead to many grave circumstances. Their belief in saving can lead to casualties, diseases, and the murdering of innocent lives. America needs to look at their definition of saving because they didn’t save the people of Vietnam.

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In this essay, the author

  • Opines that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. the vietnam war was a war that america did not need.
  • Explains that the french were forced out of vietnam and vietnam was divided between communist and anti-communist regimes. the united states believed in the domino theory.
  • Explains that the vietnam war was a war with unnecessary casualties and injuries. the united states entered the war and increased the stakes.
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