How many people did Communists kill in Vietnam?
Putting together all these consolidations and calculations, I figure that for the years 1945 to 1956 the Vietnamese communists likely killed 242,000 to 922,000 people (line 347). Above this range I show two other estimates of these dead (lines 344 and 345), one at 700,000 and the other at 500,000 dead.
Who is responsible for the most deaths in human history?
But both Hitler and Stalin were outdone by Mao Zedong. From 1958 to 1962, his Great Leap Forward policy led to the deaths of up to 45 million people – easily making it the biggest episode of mass murder ever recorded.
Is Vietnam still communist?
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.
Did Americans kill South Vietnamese?
listen)) was the mass murder of unarmed South Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops in Sơn Tịnh District, South Vietnam, on 16 March 1968 during the Vietnam War.
Mỹ Lai massacre.
|Mỹ Lai Massacre Thảm sát Mỹ Lai|
|Coordinates||15°10′42″N 108°52′10″ECoordinates: 15°10′42″N 108°52′10″E|
|Date||16 March 1968|
|Target||Mỹ Lai 4 and Mỹ Khe 4 hamlets|
How many Vietnam veterans are still alive in 2020?
More than 58,000 American service members were killed during the Vietnam War, while over 150,000 were wounded. It is estimated that about 610,000 Vietnam War veterans are still alive today.
What is the average age of Vietnam veterans?
EsƟmated 6.4M Vietnam Era Veterans. Ages range from 97 to 55 years old (born between 1918 and 1960). Median age is 68 years. An overwhelming majority of Vietnam Veterans are male (6.2M) while in the civilian populaƟon females (47.7M) outnumber males by 20.5M.
Did any American soldiers stay in Vietnam after the war?
It’s estimated that tens of thousands of veterans have returned to Vietnam since the 1990s, mostly for short visits to the places where they once served. Decades after the fall of Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) many former soldiers still wonder why they were fighting.