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Compare and Contrast

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Serina Vang

on 6 May 2013

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World War 1 -1914-1919
- Started by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
-Ended with the Treaty of Versailles
-12 battle begins
-was centered on Europe
-world warring nations were divided into two groups namely ‘The Central Powers’ and ‘The Allied Powers’
-estimated 10 million military deaths and 20 million wounded
-left less damage
-Many hope that WW1 wpuld be "the war that end all wars" World War 2 -September 1, 1939-1945
-Begins when Germany invaded Poland
-Lasted until both the Germans and the Japanese had surrendered to the Allies
-10 battle begins
-Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese
-opposing alliances are now referred to as ‘The Axis’ and ‘The Allies’
-especially heinous because of the genocide of Jewish people perpetrated by the Nazis
-60 million died
-left more damage
-The peace treaty set the stage of WW2 Vietnam War -1959- April 30, 1975
-More than 3 million people (including 58,000 Americans) were killed
-more than half were Vietnamese civilians
-communist forces seized control of Saigon, ended the war
-Vietnam was split along the latitude known as the 17th parallel; Ho control the North and Bao in the South
-caused by the spread of communism and economic issues that had been going around the world at the time
-Has became a beachmark for what not to do in all future U.S. foreign conflits
-Ended when South Vietnam surrendered to the North and Vietnam was reunited WW2 and Vietnam War Similarities WW1, WW2, and
Vietnam War
Compare and Contrast Serina Vang
Period: T-1 WW1 and Vietnam War Similarities WW1 and WW1 Similarities WW1, WW2, and Vietnam War Similarities -United State was involved - Germany was involved
- largest military conflicts in human history
-Germany was the country that first started -created new branches of combat arms for the US Army
-highly mobile wars
-wars ended in complete victory
-Soviet Union Citation -1967, the end of, Hanoi's communist leadership was growing impatient as well, met with a positive response from Hanoi, peace talks between the U.S., North Vietnam opened in Paris that May. Despite the later inclusion of the South Vietnamese, the National Liberation Front (the political arm of the Viet Cong) the dialogue soon reached an impasse, Republican Richard M. Nixon, 1968, some 70, 000 DRV forces under General Vo Nguyen Giap launched the Tet offensive (named for the lunar new year), U.S., however, especially after news broke that Westmoreland had requested an additional 200, 000 troops. With his approval ratings dropping in an election year, and laid out in a March 1968 speech. "Vietnam War — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts." History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. <http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war>. -Category. "World War II Timeline." 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/World-War-II-Timeline.htm>.
-Category. "WWI Timeline - 1914 to 1918." 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013.

-Category. "Vietnam War Timeline." 20th Century History. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/vietnamwar/a/vietnamtimeline.htm>.
-"Compare and contrast World War 1 and World War 2 and Vietnam war." The Q&A wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. -- -

"What are the similarities between the Vietnam War and World War I?." Answer. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 May 2013.


-"World War I vs World War II - Difference and Comparison | Diffen." Diffen - Compare Anything. Diffen. Discern. Decide.. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 May 2013. <http://www.diffen.com/difference/World_War_I_vs_World_War_II>.
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