Marking the fifth anniversary of the us-led invasion of iraq, ron nessen relfects on the lessons of the vietnam war forty years after the tet offensive and my lai massacre the juxtaposition of. Best answer: korea was a war between armies, north korea and china vs south korea and the united nations vietnam had a big communist backed insurgency, the viet cong, besides the war between armies north korean troops almost overran all of south korea, and the un/us troops almost overran all of north korea. Why was the korean war so different from the vietnam war update cancel ad by highbrow south korea was a far easier country to defend than south vietnam, there is no comparison the width of the korean peninsula at the the dmz is over 160 miles long and it was a freaking peninsula compared to that, vietnam was a jungles monster that had.
Apush korean and vietnam war study play korean war blacks and whites fought together for first time undeclared war un voted to send in troops after communist north crossed the 38th parallel and attacked non-communist south battles in the vietnam war fought on uncommon terrain in a jungle napalm was an explosive chemical used. Comparison of gulf war and vietnam no new taxes this is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents term in office there are a myriad of promises made and. Standard 1092 - analyze the causes of the cold war, with the free world on one side and soviet client states on the other, including competition for influence in such places as egypt, the congo, vietnam, and chile. Korean war in south korea: on 23 june, un observers inspected the border and did not detect that war was imminent comparison of forces throughout 1949 and 1950, the soviets continued arming north korea gnp increased fivefold during the vietnam war.
During the events of the cold war, many proxy wars began to engulf disputed, independent nations that were considered of importance two major wars being the vietnam war, and the korean war. How did the korean war and vietnam war compare and contrast update cancel answer wiki 4 answers in comparison except for two things, there is none those two things were that the world ignored violations of international law, and second, that the equipment was american against soviet why is the korean and vietnam war considered to. There are memorials to korean war and to the veterans of the vietnam war across the country one which i am familiar with is a statue of vietnam aviators in enterprise, al, near ft rucker personally, i think the korean war was harder on the men who fought it. The korean and vietnam war are very similar in that both were the us's attempt to fight communism by waging war in a distant third world country both wars were unpopular in the us and both led to a lack of victory in fact, remarkable similarities exist between the korean war and the vietnam war.
Korean war vs vietnam war the us did not declare war on north korea or north vietnam the us responded to un security council vote and quickly built up troops to aid south korea under gen douglas macarthur. The vietnam war however brought on a new enemy, guerilla warfare guerilla tactics were powerful and could severly destroy operations in a sector during the korean war most of the fighting was done between two armies. Military aspects results of the war korean war vs vietnam war comparison of the wars cold war significance effects on civilians settlement similarities differences similarities korean war was conventional warfare. Led into the indochina war by a spurious analogy with world war ii - ho chi-minh equals hitler, vietnam equals munich--the public is now offered a far-fetched comparison with the korean war to. 1 america’s wars fact sheet, may 2017 american revolution mexican war last veteran, daniel f bakeman, last veteran, owen thomas edgar, died 4/5/1869, age 109 died 9/3/1929, age 98.
And the cost of the afghanistan war already exceeds the cost of the vietnam and korean wars combined, even in inflation-adjusted dollars at $100 billion a year (seven times the gross domestic product of afghanistan) this war is feeding a deficit that will eventually take its toll in real, human terms. Communism, capitalism, the cold war, the vietnam war and the korean war conflicts, which included the korean war, the malayan emergency and the vietnam war however, it can be determined that the vietnam war was the most controversial. Korean and vietnam war comparison 2110 words 9 pages show more the korean and vietnam war are very similar in that both were the us's attempt to fight communism by waging war in a distant third world country both wars were unpopular in the us and both led to a lack of victory. The us has executed military engagements since vietnam, particularly the first persian gulf war and the war in afghanistan, that offer more accurate points of comparison.
Korean war educator is a joint effort of civilians and veterans who are determined to establish and maintain a medium in which the general public can learn more about the korean war. The korean war used heavy and sophisticated military artillery compared to vietnam war this can be attributed to the economic status of korea at that particular time the vietnam war was less sophisticated though it lasted for quite a long time. The vietnam war was the first conflict with a large helicopter involvement from the us side the author uses parallel comparison of the army and the marine corps’ approach to the example of e a different approach to military innovation 15 subject terms air mobility, army aviation, helicopters, korean war, vietnam war, 1 airmobile. Comparison of the vietnam war and the korean war the korean war was a clear invasion of north korea into south korea us/allied forces counter-attacked, and invaded north korea and red china.
The korean war had a purpose, and was a different generation, the vietnam war was sketchy, involved much more soldiers, and enacted the draft the genereation was about peace jay jay 9 years ago. The korean war was a clear invasion of north korea into south korea us/allied forces counter-attacked, and invaded north korea and red china entered the war against the us/allies korea was a. Here, comparison dissolves into connection when the south korean participation in the vietnam war is taken into consideration vietnam became a possible korean future, while both korea’s had become futures that would no longer happen for vietnam.