What countries supported the United States in the Vietnam War between 1955 and 1975?

Answer: There were nine. South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Kingdom of Laos and Khmer Republic. Over 58,000 Americans died in the Vietnam War, at a time when the United States’ population was around 190 million. By comparison, some 620,000 Americans died in the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. At the time the war broke out in 1861, the United States’ population was 31 million.

Source: The Vietnam War by Bernard Nulty; The Civil War by Shelby Foote; General Historical Texts.

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