Question: What was the outcome for the US and South Vietnamese forces?

What was the outcome of Vietnam War?

The immediate result of the Vietnam War was that North and South Vietnam were merged into one country under communist control. In an effort to rid the newly united country of anti-revolutionary ideas, many thousands of South Vietnamese were sent to reeducation camps. Many also fled as refugees.

Why did the US fail in Vietnam?

Failures for the USA

Failure of Operation Rolling Thunder: The bombing campaign failed because the bombs often fell into empty jungle, missing their Vietcong targets. … Lack of support back home: As the war dragged on more and more Americans began to oppose the war in Vietnam.

Which was a result of the South Vietnamese surrender?

The US embassy was attacked. It resulted in many casualties on both sides. It weakened confidence that the US could win the war. The US forces could not retake the captured cities from the enemy.

What were the South Vietnamese soldiers called?

Viet Cong

National Liberation Front of South Vietnam
Group(s) National Liberation Front for South Vietnam Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Liberation Army of South Vietnam Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces Central Office for South Vietnam

What dangers did American soldiers face in Vietnam?

Discipline problems and ‘fragging’

Disillusionment with the war was coupled with psychological trauma. Most US soldiers who had spent time ‘in country’ had seen fellow servicemen, sometimes their friends, killed or disfigured by sniper fire, mines or booby traps.

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