The fall of Saigon and South Vietnam on April 30, 1975 eventually ended the longest war the U.S. have ever involved. Not only the longest, the Vietnam War also brought arguably the most traumatic experience for the U.S. in the 20th century.
The war in Vietnam happened during the Cold War as a source of many social and political instabilities in the U.S. during 1960s and early 1970s when the nation had to face a wave of crime, drug use, racial unrest, women fights for equal treatment. During the war, there was a president assassination and a resignation of another – the only resignation of a U.S. president until now, together with massive anti-war protests nationwide.
To let our beloved readers have a better view and understanding of the infamous war, thevietnamwar.info have compiled the Top 20 Vietnam War Quotes comprising 20 famous quotes about the Vietnam War. These quotes come from various persons and perspectives, which will give you a broader view about what happened before, during and after the longest war in U.S. history.
These persons include North and South Vietnamese leaders as well as American generals & soldiers who actually served & fought the Vietnam War. Besides, there are quotes from U.S. Presidents, critics and activists who opposed the war in Vietnam.
Top 20 Vietnam War Quotes features:
- Ho Chi Minh – Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader, Prime Minister (1954 – 1955) and President (1945 – 1969) of North Vietnam
- Nguyen Van Thieu – South Vietnam President (1968 – 1975)
- Dwight D. Eisenhower – 34th U.S. President (1953 – 1961)
- John F. Kennedy – 35th U.S. President (1961 – 1963)
- Richard Nixon – 37th U.S. President (1969 – 1974)
- Martin Luther King Jr – a famous American activist & many more
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