Generational contrasts are implicit today when casualties in iraq are referred to as light, either on their own or in comparison to vietnam the center for strategic and budgetary. As horrible as the 6,600 american deaths in iraq and afghanistan are but the difference between today and even vietnam, not to mention world war ii. 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 deaths, and the time and place. The iraq war, as heather marie stur tells us, should not be lumped together with the vietnam war as blindly and repeatedly as many seem wont to do although the two military expeditions both.
One heck of a good question 'nam was my generation's war we had good leaders who got slowly, slowly sucked in until there were no good options it cost a lot of lives of good people on all. Afghanistan vs iraq war the wars in afghanistan and iraq are the major military campaigns that the us government has been leading for the last so many years there had been wide spread. One of gallup’s key measures used to assess public support for both the vietnam war and the current war in iraq asks americans whether or not it was a “mistake.
More gulf war veterans have died than vietnam veterans this probably is news to you but the truth has been hidden by a technicality so here is the truth. Media coverage in the vietnam war and the war on iraq the vietnam war versus the iraq war with a husband in the army and currently on his third deployment to iraq. Iii foreword us political and military diffi culties in iraq have prompted comparisons to the american war in vietnam how, in fact, do the two wars compare. Description: this is a research paper comparing the war in vietnam to the war that is currently going on in iraq and the similarities between the two.
Disclaimer this footage is part of an war archive of the war in iraq and should be viewed as educational this footage is not meant to glorify war or viole. Comparing ptsd among returning war veterans as compared to vietnam war the criminal responsibility of war veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan with. C ^ civil war: all union casualty vietnam war prior to 1964-us casualties were laos-2 killed in 1954 f ^ iraq war see also casualties of the iraq war. Iraq vs vietnam by robert k brigham is iraq another vietnam the war in iraq is now a major conflict, costlier in lives and treasure than any other us-led.
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. Vietnam and iraq: myth vs reality – much is being said and written these days about how the war in iraq resembles the war in vietnam.
Jordan larsen january 15,2010 period 3 the vietnam war vs iraq war war is a troubling thing for any country, although through war much can be accomplished. United states military casualties of war vietnam war prior to 1964-us casualties were laos-2 killed in 1954 f ^ iraq war see also casualties of the iraq. Comparing the iraq war and the vietnam war comparing the vietnam war vs iraq war essay - the war in vietnam and the war in iraq differ in many ways such as. Much has been made in recent media reports about the conflict in afghanistan surpassing the length of the vietnam war, becoming the united states’ longest 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. Parallels between iraq and vietnam the united states spent more on the iraq war in real terms than it did on the vietnam war, notes mit defense scholar barry. Vietnam war: united states and south vietnam vs north united states and coalition forces vs iraq: american involvement in wars from colonial times to the. Compare and contrast the iraq war and the vietnam war share your thoughts on the similarities and differences between them.Download