Vietnam History Documents and Opinions Author:Marvin E. Gettleman Who Are The Vietnamese? — How did the insurrection in South Vietnam begin? — What are its historical roots? — Why did the French lose their war against the Vietminh? — Why is the US fighting in Vietnam? — Can the US be successful in counter-guerrilla action? — What political role do the Buddhists play? — What is the importance of the Geneva agreements?... more » How were they violated?