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Vietnam War was fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975 The war was between North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front NLF versus the United States and the South Vietnamese army It eventually divided into two parts North and South Vietnam The United States was incorporated with the south The United States became involved in the Vietnam war because it believed that if all the country fell under the Communist government Communism would spread throughout Southeast Asia and beyond This belief was known as the domino theory The US therefor supported the South Vietnamese because there beliefs where non-communism The government they set up was failing so in 1965 the United States send in troops to prevent collapse of it During the conflict nearly four million Vietnamese on both sides were killed in addition to another two million Lao and Cambodians were drawn into the war Over 58000 Americans died also Before the Vietnam many things happened to trigger it From the 1880s until World War II France governed Vietnam as part of French Indochina which also included Cambodia and Laos The country was under nominal control of emperor Boa Dai In 1940 Japanese troops invaded and occupied French Indochina In December of that year Vietnamese nationalists established the League for the Independence of Vietnam Viet Minh seeing the chaos of war as an opportunity for the resistance to French colonial War The United States demanded that Japan leave Indochina threatening them with military use The Vietnamese began guerilla warfare against the Japanese and enter an effective alliance with the United States Vietnam troops rescued downed US pilots located Japanese prison camps helped United States prisoners to escape and provided valuable intelligence to the Office of Strategic Services Ho Chi Minh the leader of the Vietnamese was even mad a special Office of Strategic Services agent When the Japanese surrendered on September 2 1945 Ho Chi Minh used this occasion to declare the independence
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