The literature about the vietnam war, as raw and real as it was, seems to have faded from view if the vietnam experience casts a shadow on our conscience, then the literature of the war should be useful—to remind us of how it was understood by those who were in it certain bourgeois characteristics still remain. While memorable for many reasons, one of the most distinctive and salient characteristics of the vietnam war is the way it was fought while guerrilla warfare was conducted on a similar scale during the pacific theater of world war 2, the vietnam war brought it to a new level due via its rugged terrain and.
The mediatization of war: a comparison of the american and german media coverage of the vietnam and iraq wars it uses a comparative analysis to highlight the commonalities of this process as well as to emphasize national particularities the article argues that the mediatization of war has.
The origins of american involvement in vietnam date back to the end of the second world war, when the vietnamese were struggling against the continued french colonial presence in their country ho chi minh, the leader of the viet minh (vietnamese independence league) and the founder of vietnam's communist party,.
In the years that followed the tet offensive, one of the vietnam war's largest military campaigns, which saw its 50th anniversary commemorated in late january, americans would torture themselves how could they have got it so wrong a communist uprising across south vietnam claimed thousands of.