The Vietnam War

Vietnam, along with Cambodia and Laos, used to be a French colony. In World War II, Japanese soldiers had occupied it. It was during this time, the Viet Minh league, led by its communist leader Ho Chi Minh, declared Vietnam independent from France. And that’s why... the war. Soon after the world war, in 1946, … Continue reading The Vietnam War

World War II

World War I had set the stage for World War II. Once again, the European nations’ invasions led to a massive war which would spread through a major part of the world. The actual war began on 3 September 1939, two days after Germany had invaded Poland. Hitler was the leader of Germany at that … Continue reading World War II