Discuss American experience in Vietnam
3 pages (750 words)
The USSR, which was one of the super powers at that time, was providing military aid to the NLF and to the North Vietnamese, but did not take part with its military.
First of all, if one thinks how and why the war started, a premise for the Vietnam War can be the American myth, according to which they believe: "And we Americans are the peculiar, chosen people- the Israel of our time; we bear the ark of the liberties of the world."1 In view of this myth they believe they are the chosen nation, the chosen people, who, if they undertake any conquest, God will be by their side, and so they set to liberate Vietnam to save it from falling in to the red communist tide.