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Vietnam War Countries

Name the countries that suffered at least 300 deaths in the Second Indochina War from 1955-1975.
Includes civilian and military casualties. Source
Only includes nations that had international recognition in 1955
Quiz by SerbMan
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Last updated: March 16, 2017
First submittedMay 4, 2012
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Deaths
Country
1,062,000
North Vietnam
741,000
South Vietnam
273,000
Cambodia
62,000
Laos
58,315
United States
Deaths
Country
5,099
South Korea
1,446
China
500
Australia
351
Thailand
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level 53
Mar 16, 2017
USSR? I know, officially they didn't go there, but in reality they did and their soldiers died there. So did soldiers and officers from other nations of the Warsaw Pact (example- Ryszard KukliƄski, although he survived).
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level 74
Mar 16, 2017
The source linked above says only about 16 casualties for USSR.
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level 36
Jun 20, 2017
I believe Russia supplied tanks and MIGs. Probably AK47s or their predecessors, and other things, esp intelligence. Remember, Communist China was younger, not as technological. This was a Cold War conflict.....all you heard from Republican politicians was the Domino Theory. They were certain all of Asia would go communistic if we did not keep South Vietnam non-communist.
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level 47
Jun 20, 2017
I heard that from the Democrats as well...you know, JFK and LBJ really ramped up US involvement and it was DDE that kept our involvement minimal and Nixon/Ford that got us out.
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level 47
Jun 20, 2017
And bush returned the favor by getting us in Iraq and Afghanistan
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level 26
Jun 22, 2017
Al -Qaeda got us involved in Afghanistan. Bush got us involved in Iraq.
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level 71
Mar 16, 2017
Finally remembered something from my college Korean history class. Even though it took me 2 minutes to do so.
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level 63
Mar 16, 2017
Depressing that only 81% get Australia.
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level 77
Mar 18, 2017
Australia lost fewer than Arkansas. When you think of Vietnam, do you think of Arkansas?
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level 77
Mar 18, 2017
Not to mention less than Wayne County.
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level 75
Jun 19, 2017
haha @kalbahamut
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level 62
Jun 20, 2017
This is a depressingly inarticulate way to express the argument against people remembering Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.
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level 67
Jun 19, 2017
I was also surprised. Australia's been one of the USA's staunchest military allies, joining in pretty much every war for the past 100 years with the US, even the unpopular ones like Vietnam and Iraq.
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level 53
Jun 19, 2017
Fewer got South Korea and they lost ten times as many as Australia.
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level 40
Jun 21, 2017
Australia less than double the amount of castlemagner, a tiny village in ireland that is in the middle of nowhere
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level 71
Mar 19, 2017
100% guessed United States but only 89% guessed North and South Vietnam -- where the war took place?
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level 71
Mar 19, 2017
Possibly there were a lot of people who did the same thing I did: typed "Vietnam" and when it didn't work, thought that it was excluded from the start because it was the subject of the quiz. It's only a minute before the end, after trying every country in the vicinity and around the Pacific without finding the top 2 slots, that I remembered Vietnam was separated into two countries at the time.
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level 54
Jun 19, 2017
That's exactly what I did.
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level 59
Jun 20, 2017
Yeah it took me a minute to think of the split.
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level 46
Jun 20, 2017
Yea when I typed Vietnam and it didn't come up I thought it was excluded. Even tried Viet Cong thinking perhaps...
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level 72
Mar 20, 2017
This quiz can now be done in Vietnamese, where this war is known as the American War.
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level 77
Jun 19, 2017
France?
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level 55
Jun 19, 2017
That's generally seen as a different war, The First Indochina war. What Americans consider the Vietnam War is the Second Indochina war (or American war for the Vietnamese).
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level 38
Mar 7, 2019
^ If France is to be excluded, then the range should be changed from 1955-1975 to somewhere around 1960 to 1975. JFK first sent "advisors" in 1961, and LBJ escalated by sending troops in 1965. So the US involvement would be closer to 14 years, not twenty.
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level 44
Oct 2, 2019
Nah, the war against france is called indochina war, started in 1946 and finished in 1954
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level 57
Jun 19, 2017
please accept USA
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level 76
Jun 19, 2017
It worked for me.
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level 48
Jun 19, 2017
Why on earth would it not accept USA?
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level 36
Jun 20, 2017
Why isn't France included?
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level 72
Aug 1, 2017
I missed China. ... CHINA.
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level 45
Jan 12, 2018
France? I mean Vietnam was a French Colony...And I somehow forgot South Korea
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level 74
Jun 24, 2018
I'm puzzled 96% got China even though their role was extremely limited. I mean, only 77% for South Vietnam or North Vietnam...
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level 79
Aug 1, 2018
People just guess as many Asian countries as they can. "China" is more obvious than "North/South Vietnam" because those countries no longer exist (or at least are no longer referred to as such).
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level 47
Feb 27, 2019
Got them all with 2:11 remaining.
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level 54
May 27, 2019
Didn't New Zealand send troops too?