North Vietnam, China, and the Soviet Union do not answer to their citizens. South Vietnam and the US had to answer to theirs.
What thẻ f*** is this shit ?
So you mean Vietnamese citizen was forced to fight for their own country against US invader and the Saigon puppet, and Vietnam government did not respect their citizen like Saigon puppet government ?
The North wanted unification. The South wanted partition.
Vietnam wanted independence, unification, and wanted the US and her Ducangers to get the f*** out of Vietnam. The Saigon puppet government wanted to be the dog for Washington DC forever, because it was a dog created by the White House.
This is a patriotic war not a civil war.
Militarily speaking, the US controlled the Vietnamese airspace and the Vietnamese seaspace. Battle for the southern half was effective enough that North Vietnam had to violate the borders of Laos and Cambodia to create the Ho Chi Minh Trail to support the Viet Cong guerrilla force.
You possesed a huge flying and floating fleet and you are boasting about bullying somebody who had nearly nothing.
It is you who say cheating is OK in war so don't blame the Vietnamese for using whatever they had to support their comrades.
If the political goal for South Vietnam and the US was for unification, the NVA by itself would have been defeated.
Oh so the PAVN was spared by the mercy of Divine Uncle Sam, not because they managed to put up a good fight and forced the so-called mightly US to retreat ?
And by the way you finally admit that the US wanted to DIVIDE Vietnam and PREVENT ITS UNIFICATION, right ?
As such, material support for South Vietnam depends on the generosity of the US citizenry.
What a docile puppet government.
The point here is that the US military met all of its military objectives as defined by the political goal, which was flawed to start.
Unluckly a number of Ducanger failed to understand so.
The blame for the loss of South Vietnam rests on the civilian US leadership, not the military.
Probably also the reason why cancers like F-12/SR-71, M16, F-22, F-35, B-2,... still persists in the US Army. And also why the US continued to use carpet bombing at Vietnam.
Yeah...As if that is unique to the Americans. I wonder how many Soviet generals were living comfortably in their vacation dachas while young Soviet troops were dying in Afghanistan.
At least the USSR leaders were not stupid enough to let their soldier being armed with M16 or AR-15.
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