It is fairly well established that racism was taken advantage of by both sides during WW2, especially (from the American perspective) in the Pacific theater (see for example “War without mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War", or this web page, or Dr. Seuss).

Was there a similar manipulation of racism during the Vietnam war?

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    What topics can I ask about here? History Stack Exchange is for historians and history buffs. If you have a question about: It is not about: Genealogy, Asking for reference material, Questions answered by a simple Google search or to be found in a Wikipedia page, Predicting the future based on historical trends, Mythology, General (non-human) Prehistory, Conspiracy Theories or Pseudo-science. From: history.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic Furthermore, your question is not very clear. Are you asking about US propaganda against the Viet Cong, Vietnamese people or communism in Asia? – BOB Feb 22 '16 at 16:03
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    Tried to edit the question to keep it within guidelines. Presumably a reasonable answer will cite references that @Le Douglerino could use. – Doug B Feb 22 '16 at 18:45
  • I'm not sure what "manipulation of racism" is, but this edit resolves the fundamental problems with the prior question. – Mark C. Wallace Feb 22 '16 at 18:57
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    @MarkC.Wallace - I used "manipulation of racism" to mean taking advantage of existing biases/racism endemic in a society to promote the propagandist agenda. Tried to use neutral wording to keep this from being US-centric. – Doug B Feb 22 '16 at 19:59
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    @T.E.D. - Added in some more references other than the original questioner's to give context – Doug B Feb 22 '16 at 20:02