Vietnam War

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Vietnam War : 

Vietnam War Le Thanh Trung

Outline : 

Outline Motive Pictures about the War Consequences

Motive : 

Motive For 10 years the war in Vietnam dominated the news headlines in America and around the world. Proclaimed by successive presidents as a stand against the spread of communism, the US flooded the Republic of South Vietnam with money, arms and men. Their aim was to defeat the communist north, led by Ho Chi Minh, and free the people of Vietnam from a perceived tyranny.

A Picture Paints A thousand Words : 

A Picture Paints A thousand Words by Nic Ut of nine-year-old Kim Phuc

A Picture Paints A thousand Words : 

A Picture Paints A thousand Words

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange : 

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange What is “Orange Agent”? one of the most virulent poisons known to man, a strain of dioxin called TCCD. First it killed the rainforest, stripping the jungle bare. In time, the dioxin then spread its toxic reach to the food chain - which some say led to a proliferation of birth deformities.

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange : 

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange Between 1962 and 1970, millions of gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed across parts of Vietnam. "a massive violation of human rights of the civilian population, and a weapon of mass destruction“ Professor Nhan Soil in Bien Hoa “contained TCCD levels that were 180 million times above the safe level set by the US environmental protection agency” 3.000.000 Vietnamese were exposed to the chemical during the war, and at least one million suffer serious health problems today. the US companies are accused of “knowingly permitting Agent Orange to be sprayed for military purposes, in violation of the 1925 Geneva Protocol banning the use of chemical and biological agents”

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange : 

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange Tran Anh Kiet's deformities have been blamed on Agent Orange

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange : 

Vietnam's war against Agent Orange

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Sources http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3798581.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/picture_gallery/05/in_pictures_the_vietnam_war_/html/1.stm

Discussion : 

Discussion “A War to end all Wars” (Woodrow Wilson) Why should there be a war in the world in general, in Vietnam in particular? War Consequences. Not Who is to Blame, But Who is to Help?

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