Vietnam from 1945 to the Postwar
   introduction | 1945-1963 | 1964-1967 | 1968 | 1969-1974 | 1974-1975 | 1976-postwar

In 1954, a peace conference in Geneva temporarily divided Vietnam in two: a pro-communist North and an anti-communist South. The political factions in North and South Vietnam -- supported by their communist and capitalist allies in the rest of the world -- would wage war for 20 years to determine the nation's future.

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