In America, it's known as the "Vietnam War." In Vietnam, it's known as the "American War." In America, the Vietnam War is viewed as a discrete 10-20 year conflict. In Vietnam, the American War is viewed as the final stage of 116 unbroken years of armed conflict--first with France, then China, then Japan, then France, then the United States. Click the link to read more about our tours related to the "American War."