• Creator
  • Karpen, Joseph
  • Created Date
  • 1970
  • Description
  • American troops were sent to fight in Vietnam in 1955 to prevent a Communist takeover of Southeast Asia. The war was a contentious issue because of the government's justifications for fighting, the harsh tactics employed in the war, and the draft, among other reasons. The last Americans left in 1973, and Vietnam became a Communist state in 1975. Opposition to the Vietnam War grew over time, creating a substantial anti-war movement whose member... more
    American troops were sent to fight in Vietnam in 1955 to prevent a Communist takeover of Southeast Asia. The war was a contentious issue because of the government's justifications for fighting, the harsh tactics employed in the war, and the draft, among other reasons. The last Americans left in 1973, and Vietnam became a Communist state in 1975. Opposition to the Vietnam War grew over time, creating a substantial anti-war movement whose members protested in various forms across the country. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Negative
    Scanned from a negative using a Epson Perfection 4990 at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2013