When we think of the Vietnam War, we always think 0f the USA involvement.
However, prior to World War II, Vietnam was formerly known as French Indochina. After the war, the French continued to occupy Vietnam and faced a call for independence led by Ho Chi Minh (French Indochina war 1946 – 1954) .
In 1961 the USA took a more active role, afraid that the communists and Ho Chi Minh would become the leader of a united Vietnam and influence other South East Asia countries to follow the communists route.
Like most countries striving for independence and a move away from a colonialist government, propaganda material was widely used to influence the people.
In Hoi An there was a shop that sold reproduction posters. Below is a small sample of those posters.