The Vietnam War was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Esp. the southern campaigns by the Viet Cong, referred to in Vietnam was the "War of People's Liberation"
1964–1975 armed conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia between North Vietnam and South Vietnam
The war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia between 1955 and 1975 between South Vietnam (backed by the United States and SEATO) and North Vietnam aiding the South Vietnamese communist guerilla army known as the Vietcong (supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union) for the struggle for total Communist control of Vietnam as one state.