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Vietnam War

Why was the Vietnam War so important? Let Tim and Moby help you get the facts straight as they introduce you to this major battle in American history. You’ll learn where Vietnam is, what colony it used to be, and which country founded it. You’ll also learn why the Vietnamese weren’t too thrilled about being colonized and who finally stepped to lead the Vietnamese against their colonizers. Discover why the United States got involved, how many U.S. troops ended up getting involved, and how the U.S. eventually got out of the war. You’ll also find out a little about why it’s a divisive issue even today.

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