How to use Vietnam in a sentence
More Sellotape was used in the wrapping of Mr John than was used by front-line troops in the Vietnam War.
Son Pax Thien was adopted in 2007 from an orphanage in Vietnam.
Eldrick Woods was born in Cypress, California, to Earl, a Vietnam veteran, and Kutilda Woods.
According to reports, Angelina Jolie, 31, filed paperwork in early March 2007 to adopt a young boy from Vietnam.
According to BANG Showbiz, Angelina Jolie's adoption of the young boy from Vietnam may violate that country's laws.Advertisement
The First Generation of goggles was introduced during the Vietnam War era and they are best used when there is a steady source of moonlight.
From there, he spent a year in Vietnam and later started filming and reporting from many war-torn areas, including Somalia, Rwanda and Bosnia.
Tila Tequila and her family left their native country of Singapore for Vietnam shortly after she was born.
After the South East Asian country was ravished by the Vietnam War, the Nguyen family moved the United States, landing in Houston, Texas.
Boonie hats gained in popularity after the Vietnam War when soldiers brought them home as souvenirs and wore them casually as an accessory.Advertisement
It was the years of the Vietnam War and the Vietnam war protests.
The Vietnam War had ended before they reached their late teens and they were never subjected to the military draft.
The Vietnam War was over and these Boomers were too young to remember the effects of the three historic assassinations.
The Hippies of the Vietnam era were replaced by the Yuppies of the "Me Generation".
Maybe you aren't the snowboarding daredevil type and, instead, you'd like to look like you just spent your summer vacation camped out in North Vietnam.Advertisement
It takes place during the Cold War with campaigns in the Ural Mountains, Laos, Cuba and Vietnam.
Vietnam seemed more a rehash than a bonafide sequel, and had a feeling of simply not being as fresh as its World War 2 predecessor.
The Vietnam War and racial unrest during the civil rights era connected death as reported by newspapers and television to events occurring U.S. city streets.
One of his best-remembered roles was as a Vietnam war defector in Soviet Russia opposite Mikhail Baryshnikov in White Nights.
This Ohio college pays tribute to not only the soldiers who died during the Vietnam War, but also to the students who were killed on the university campus during an anti-war protest.Advertisement
Nixon that he was sending American troops into Cambodia, not to start a war there, but to help end the war in Vietnam, about 500 KSU students buried a copy of the U.S. Constitution on campus.
A total of 58,175 daffodils surround this memorial -- one for each American who died in the Vietnam War.
A modern example is the Vietnam War Memorial, which lists all who died during the Vietnam War.
There are also national memorials, such as the Vietnam Wall, which is inscribed with all the names of those who perished during that war.Tombstones are another memorial for veterans.
He also served as Commander and Emergency Medical Officer during the Vietnam War.Advertisement
Vietnam Veterans of America accepts donations of household goods.
Vietnam Veterans of America accepts donations of household goods, including furniture.
However, dark pearl farms exist beyond French Polynesia in places such as Australia and Vietnam.
Woods served in Vietnam as a Green Beret.
Tom also has a daughter Lien from a liaison during the Vietnam War and son Daniel from an affair with Emily Stewart.
Kennedy to the brutal Philadelphia riots of 1964 to the Vietnam War, American Dreams focused on all of them equally and thoroughly.
Jack’s only other child was from a relationship with a woman when he served in Vietnam.
The unknown soldier from the Vietnam War was later identified and the crypt is currently empty.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is located on the National Mall in Washington DC, not far from the Lincoln Memorial.
It consists of three parts, the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall, the Three Soldiers statue, and the Vietnam Women's Memorial.
The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial was first conceived in 1978, three years after the Vietnam conflict ended, and was created using over $8.4 million in private donations.
The Wall was dedicated in November, 1982 and marked by a march to the site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
The designer of the Vietnam Memorial , Maya Ying Lin, won a public competition soliciting designs for the landmark.
The Three Soldiers Statue, located a short distance away from the Wall, was added in 1984 as a more traditional component to the Vietnam Memorial.
The last portion of the Vietnam Memorial to be added, the Vietnam Women's Memorial commemorates the over 265,000 women who served in Vietnam, most of them nurses.
In addition to aiding during World War II and in Vietnam, the legendary vessel served as the recovery ship for the Apollo 8 space mission.
He claims to have overcome Peripheral Neuropathy which was the result of being exposed to Agent Orange while in Vietnam.
The subject matter for the show dealt with the contentious issues such as the Vietnam War, the draft system, and the newly emerging drug culture.
In 2003, show creator James Rado gave the thumbs up to a new version of Hair, which set the drama in the 2003 Iraq War, instead of the Vietnam War.
Claude has been drafted into the Vietnam War, and he, Berger, and Sheila, fight against his drafting.
Claude eventually decides to turn his back on the lifestyle of the Tribe and goes off to fight in Vietnam.
The film version of the story ends with Berger taking Claude's place in the Army and subsequently being killed in Vietnam.
Many people incorrectly associated political folk music strictly with the 60s and the Vietnam War.
Lyndon Johnson Told The Nation - Tom Paxton penned this song about the escalation of tension in Vietnam and the subsequent march to war.
The world was still reeling from Vietnam and Nixon, plus there were stagnant economic conditions, unemployment - times were uncertain.
Haggard disapproved of the Vietnam War protesters he encountered because, as he said, he "knew what losing freedom really meant."
Towards the end of the decade, Elvis even went ahead and released a protest song against the Vietnam war.
King was actually drafted to serve in Vietnam, but he failed the draft board exam for a number of medical reasons.
This uniform was common in World War II through the Vietnam War.
During the 1960s I.F. Stone exposed the futility of the Vietnam War in his weekly journal.
Adrian Mitchell's poem " Tell Me Lies " became an anthem against the Vietnam War.
Mc Donald's in Vietnam - unhappy meal The conditions for workers in Vietnam are pretty appalling.
A century ago the Mekong giant catfish was found the entire length of the river from Vietnam to southern China.
Equating Vietnam with the war against al Qaeda takes remarkable chutzpah, but the Republicans have it in spades.
Showing unusual courage, he made speeches advocating civil disobedience in opposition to the United States ' war effort in Vietnam.
The story is set in Saigon during the 1950s, the last days of French colonialism in Vietnam.
Illustrated bilingual manual on propagation of threatened conifers in Vietnam.
Learn about Afghanistan and Vietnam, the war torn territories you'll be invading to smuggle contraband and make a quick buck.
It was a conflict that presaged Vietnam in many of its political motives, military tactics and in its use of toxic defoliants.
In 1961, North Vietnam, too, was put under a virtual economic embargo by the United States.
Not until the successful Desert Storm operation, was the national depression, some called it the " Vietnam Syndrome, " partially erased.
At around three hours the drive is a breeze on one of Vietnam's most impressive new freeways.
Also, he had been in Vietnam and had a hand grenade explode near him, leaving him with shrapnel in his pancreas.
According to the United Nations Population Fund, 13 people share one cultivated hectare in Vietnam.
Surely the reason Vietnam dominates this week's suggestions is because conscription gave the conflict such ghastly immediacy.
Scaly-sided mergansers have also occurred in North Korea, South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Tibet and Thailand.
He believes they were all caused by a microbe called Acinetobacter, first detected in the wounds of US servicemen in Vietnam.
Shipped out to Vietnam to serve on a river patrol vessel he was hospitalized by an exploding mine.
These are defining images of the Iraq war, as the little girl burnt by napalm was the defining image of the Vietnam war.
As a television newsman Rather covered the Vietnam War (1966-73 ).
The detention was not pursuant to Vietnam's Customs Code but to an order of a Special Court.
The large pool also provides a healthy respite from the heat of central Vietnam.
The truth about Vietnam This harrowing tale is simply about the horrors of war.
You see a dangerous tyrant, I see an imperialistic war just like Vietnam.
This was a new operations plan for sabotage operations against North Vietnam.
Young girl standing in front of a bike in Vietnam.
The status of a tourist visa cannot be changed from SINGLE ENTRY to MULTIPLE ENTRY once a client has arrived in Vietnam.
So what would happen, if a new, transmissible influenza virus begins spreading through Vietnam or China?
But there was, throughout a large portion of those decades, also an undertone of sadness for the atrocities of the Vietnam War.
Along with their four standard coffee drinks, Vietnam is noted for a rather curious concoction called ' weasel coffee '.
For layouts of the the Vietnam Wall convert the photos to black and white for a more contemplative feel.
From the civil rights movement, to the Vietnam War, to the plight of the poor, Marvin Gaye helped a generation deal with what seemed to be a never ending crisis of social consciousness.
Subsequently, birth defects as a result of exposure to Agent Orange, the U.S. defoliant used in Vietnam, and radiation exposure near the site of the Chernobyl disaster in Russia have left numerous children with malformed or absent limbs.
The May 4 Resource Center opened up in the university library and contains not only information about the shootings, but about the Vietnam War, but also about the United States' involvement in Southeast Asia.
Records after 1912, which include service records associated with World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War, are held at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), part of NARA, in St. Louis, Missouri.
He was convinced, in fact, that the whole film would be better off on the cutting room floor than being subjected to condemnation by an unforgiving public that was still divided on the country's controversial participation in VietNam.
The three-part memorial honors those men and women who served honorably during the Vietnam conflict, which involved United States troops between 1957 and 1975, especially those individuals who lost their lives during the war.
Constructed of two polished, black granite walls, the striking memorial is 246 feet 9 inches long and is inscribed with the names of those servicemen and women who died during the Vietnam conflict.
Peter, Paul and Mary - This folk singing trio might be best known for their drug metaphor song Puff The Magic Dragon, but their catalog is filled with protest songs, especially songs about the civil rights movement, and later, Vietnam.
A few of his short stores in the Hearts in Atlantis collection were clearly drawn from his experiences at the University of Maine during the Vietnam War when anti-war sentiment at the university was very high.
The detention was not pursuant to Vietnam 's Customs Code but to an order of a Special Court.
The funny graphic T shirt, whether it was a yellow smiley face, a satirical message about the Vietnam war, or just a silly joke, became a typical sight on college campuses and city streets everywhere.
Likewise, a cohort-2 Boomer coming of age in the late 60s-early 70s recalls soldiers returning from Vietnam, President Nixon's resignation, and even disco more distinctively than their predecessors.