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Constitution grants Congress sole authority to issue declarations of war. Some eighty-five thousand Viet Cong attacked Saigon and other major cities in the south.

Many returning veterans faced negative reactions from both opponents of the war who viewed them as having killed innocent civilians and its supporters who saw them as having lost the waralong with physical damage including the effects of exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orangemillions of gallons of which had been dumped by U.

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The pilot was already radioing in the target to the next air observer coming on station from Quang Tri. Do you copy? For this reason, in Vietnam today it is known as the American War. Creighton Abrams.

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By June they had stalled the invasion, with the help of American airpower. To make matters worse, Diem responded by sending troops to raid pagodas. In addition he would never be able to join a union and would therefore never be able to get a decent job.

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After the My Lai Masscreanti-war protests continued to build as the conflict wore on. Meanwhile, the Soviet Union and China poured weapons, supplies, and advisers into the North, which in turn provided support, political direction, and regular combat troops for the campaign in the South.

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A History of Vietnam