Canada in the Vietnam War

Posted by on Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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Canada did not fight in the Vietnam War and diplomatically it was "officially non-belligerent".

The country's troop deployments to Vietnam were limited to a small number of national forces in 1973 to help enforce the Paris Peace Accords.

American draft dodgers and military deserters who sought refuge in Canada during the Vietnam War would ignite controversy among those seeking to immigrate to Canada.

Canadian industry was also a major supplier of equipment and supplies to the American forces, not sending these directly to South Vietnam but to the United States.

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