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What does Pantheon and string of war heroes mean in The Vietnam War?

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What does Pantheon and string of heroes mean in the Vietnam War?

Invasions of Vietnam:

The United States entered war against the North Vietnamese in 1964, but it was only the latest in a long line of Vietnamese conflicts with international powers. China, Japan, and, later, France had jockeyed for control of the country for over a thousand years. This history of invasion, and how the native Vietnamese reacted to it, is important to understand the country's reactions to outside influences.

Answer and Explanation:

In his 1995 article for Scholastic Update, ''The Vietnam Wars,'' Tod Olson uses the terms 'pantheon' and 'string of heroes' to describe Vietnam's...

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History 108: History of the Vietnam War

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