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This wiki is dedicated to information regarding the 2nd Indochina War, which began in 1954 immediately after the signing of the Geneva Accords and ended on April 30, 1975, when the North Vietnam invasion of South Vietnam ended with the capture of the city of Saigon and the dissolution of the South Vietnamese government. It is more commonly called the American War in Vietnam and the Vietnam War in America. Whenever the war is referred to, it will be referred to as the 2nd Indochina War.

In case you're wondering what the 1st Indochina War was, that was the war between the Viet Minh guerillas and the French Army that took place between December 1946 and August 1954. In Vietnam, that war is known as the Anti-French Resistance War. In France, it is known as the Indochina War.

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== <div style="background-color: #FFFFDD; border: 1px solid #808000; padding: 1px; text-align: center; {{border-radius|16px 8px 16px 8px}}">[[Part I. Introduction to Ken Burns and the Vietnam War.|A Viewers Guide to the Burns/Novick/PBS series on the Vietnam War]]</div> ==

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Welcome to the Vietnam Veterans for Factual History Wiki

This wiki is dedicated to information regarding the 2nd Indochina War, which began in 1954 immediately after the signing of the Geneva Accords and ended on April 30, 1975, when the North Vietnam invasion of South Vietnam ended with the capture of the city of Saigon and the dissolution of the South Vietnamese government. It is more commonly called the American War in Vietnam and the Vietnam War in America. Whenever the war is referred to, it will be referred to as the 2nd Indochina War.

In case you're wondering what the 1st Indochina War was, that was the war between the Viet Minh guerillas and the French Army that took place between December 1946 and August 1954. In Vietnam, that war is known as the Anti-French Resistance War. In France, it is known as the Indochina War.

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A Viewers Guide to the Burns/Novick/PBS series on the Vietnam War

This guide will, ultimately, be downloadable and offered free to schools and others expressing their interest. There is a Study Guide in Part I which describes how we hope students will use the annotated transcripts to better understand both the good points and the bad points in Burns/Novick video history.

Articles Discussing the Burns/Novick documentary, 'The Vietnam War' that recently aired on PBS.

Part I. Introduction to Ken Burns and the Vietnam War
Part II. Episode by Episode Discussions
Part III. Essays
Part IV. Overview and Conclusions
Part V. The Vets Strike Back
Part VI. Vietnamese Voices
Part VII. Remedies