The Vietnam War was a long, costly, and divisive conflict that ended when the United States left in 1975. Despite America deploying over 500,000 troops and spending billions of dollars, they eventually withdrew in defeat. The Vietnam War was a contentious conflict that has been analyzed and debated by historians for decades. Many of these historians have identified specific factors that contributed to the U.S.'s defeat in Vietnam.
Guest Versus History contributor, Shehab Abdullah