Actual length 1945 - 1975
Started by Ho Chi Minh (He who enlightens) because he declared independence. The U.S. fights this because he is communist. Also the RED SCARE in the U.S. causes hostile actions
Truman sees the need to fend off the Red Tide and in the geneva conference with china, russia, france etc, and this is done to help the french defeat the communist insurgency.