Iraq war vietnam war vs iraq war american intervention vietnam vietnam signed economic and military aid treaty with us policy of containment gulf of tunkin resolution. Current iraq war were premeditated while vietnamese war genesis was accidental sixth is the disparity involving vietnam and iraq on the cost of us defeat loss from vietnam, is. The vietnam war was an infiltration war slowly filtering into south vietnam, with no clear view of what the enemy looked like he was a viet cong by night, and joe citizen by day the. Washington, dc - much is being said and written these days about how the war in iraq resembles the war in vietnam the theme began during the 2004 presidential campaign with democrat.
Many people argue that the war we are fighting in iraq and afghanistan is very similar to our involvement in the vietnam war based on what you know about the vietnam war, what similarities do you see. The center for strategic and budgetary assessments, for example, last july downplayed the intensity of the iraq war on this basis, arguing that it would take over 73 years for us forces to. But the difference between today and even vietnam, not to mention world war ii, is stark in iraq and afghanistan, there was one death for every 378 service members who deployed in vietnam, the figure was one death for every 58 who deployed, and in both world war i and world war ii it was around one per 40. Vietnam and iraq war comparison: i find myself wondering if iraq war veterans are feeling the way i felt in march and april of 1975.
The vietnam war, very clearly while i don't want to minimize the damage wrought to america by the iraq war (almost 5,000 americans dead, hundreds of billions spent, etc), it hardly compares to vietnam. Hickman, an army specialist from north carolina, had been in ninth grade when the iraq war started in 2003 a massive explosion ripped into hickman's truck vietnam, and iraq earlier—even. The vietnam war vietnamese vs vietnamese | first look 0:30 the vietnam war men like this | first look iraq, afghanistan, vietnam john musgrave is a marine veteran who counsels active-duty. Comparing and contrasting the vietnam war vs the on going afghanistan war. The returning veteran of the iraq war: background issues and assessment guidelines litz & orsillo from chapter 3, iraq war clinician guide it is safe to assume that all soldiers are impacted by their experiences in war.
Living room wars: vietnam vs 'desert storm' the truth is that television was very far from showing the true horror of war in vietnam, although it wasn't. They decided to report the war deaths in iraq only if the soldier died with his boots on the ground in a combat situation what's the difference, you might ask the combat in vietnam was in rural areas, far removed from medical treatment centers. I'm just wondering which is/was bigger - the portests against the war in iraq, or the protests against the vietnam war (since i wasn't around for the. To further the pain, 1 in every 44 (iraq war) or 41 (afghan war) wounded required amputation, which is the worst record after the vietnam war (1 amputation in every 29 wounded) (see also afghanistan war casualties.
The vietnam war was opposed mainly by the draft age part of the population the iraq war is opposed by plutocratic billionaire leftists, the leftist propaganda press, and their academic camp. Iraq vs vietnam: 15,000 more us casualties than in 1975 by project censored april 2, iraq war deaths exceed vietnam war numbers. With the united states poised for war with iraq, it is time to look at the history of recent american wars, from world war ii (the good war), vietnam (the bad war), and the persian gulf (the fast war.
By way of graphically treated video, motion graphics, and narration, the audience is led through a series of connections which illustrate parallels between the vietnam war and the iraq war. Vietnam war prior to 1964-us casualties were laos-2 killed in 1954 and vietnam 1946-1954 2 killed see f ^ iraq war see also casualties of the iraq war. This paper makes a comparison of gi resistance to the vietnam war and the iraq war the first section examines the makeup of the military in the two wars.
Much is being said and written these days about how the war in iraq resembles the war in vietnam the theme began during the 2004 presidential campaign with democrat presidential candidate john. Comparing the vietnam war vs iraq war essay - the war in vietnam and the war in iraq differ in many ways such as the reason for war, us support, the cost, number of. But after the triumphal first months, iraq became a war of insurgents vs counterinsurgents, harder to make sense of, with more of the same grim news, day after day.