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President Eisenhower had a strategic vision, the Domino Theory. If Vietnam would fall, other countries in Southeast Asia would fall too.

A lecturer (native speaker) said it on a lesson. Using would confuses me. For me it should be at least "If Vietnam were to fall." And in the orthodox way it should be "If Vietnam would havehad fallen, other countries would have fallen too."

President Eisenhower had a strategic vision, the Domino Theory. If Vietnam would fall, other countries in Southeast Asia would fall too.

A lecturer (native speaker) said it on a lesson. Using would confuses me. For me it should be at least "If Vietnam were to fall." And in the orthodox way it should be "If Vietnam would have fallen, other countries would have fallen too."

President Eisenhower had a strategic vision, the Domino Theory. If Vietnam would fall, other countries in Southeast Asia would fall too.

A lecturer (native speaker) said it on a lesson. Using would confuses me. For me it should be at least "If Vietnam were to fall." And in the orthodox way it should be "If Vietnam had fallen, other countries would have fallen too."

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Conditional in the past -- "If Vietnam *would* fall..."

President Eisenhower had a strategic vision, the Domino Theory. If Vietnam would fall, other countries in Southeast Asia would fall too.

A lecturer (native speaker) said it on a lesson. Using would confuses me. For me it should be at least "If Vietnam were to fall." And in the orthodox way it should be "If Vietnam would have fallen, other countries would have fallen too."