This page contains a map detailing the major battles of the Vietnam War with related reading on the Vietnam War.
Brief Overview of Vietnam War
Following World War 2 communist country’s lead by China recognized the Vietminh’s democratic republic of Vietnam as the official government of North Vietnam, whilst other nations recognized the French-backed, South Vietnamese Government, With emperor Bao Dai as its ruler. With the outbreak of the Korean war in the early 1950’s governments believed that Indochina was a direct expansionism of Communism by the Soviet Union. The Vietminh government begun forming a regular army assisted by Chinese military advises and by 1954 had become a well equipped and powerful force. Read Full Article Here