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  • Dien Bien Phu

    Vietnam troops took a french command post by winning a 55 day battle that cost casualties on both sides.
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail

    North Vietnam group 559 created a supply route for Norht vietnam troops in South Vietnam
  • US gets invloved

    US starts helping South Vietnam by sending supplies and 3000 military advisors.
  • Operation Rangeland

    The operation was to spray Agent orange over the vegetation to stop the enemies from hiding in the trees and starting ambushes
  • Gulf of Tonkin Attack

    South Vietnam soliders attack two islands in North Vietnam, and US makes a disraction by making a simulated air strike for the North Vietnam ships.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Congress passed the resolution giving the President all the necessary action to defend South Vietnam
  • Rolling Thunder

    Rolling thunder was a long but imited bombing attack on the North to stop them from haling the guirellas. It last 3 years.
  • US offers Economic help for peace

    America wants to give North Vietnam economic aid in exchange for peace and the end of Vietnam war.
  • President Jonhson Send 60000 Troops

    President Johnson strenghtens the army by commitong on sending 60000 troops after the deal was denied.
  • US First Major Battle

    This is US first major fight against North Vietnam. America wins with an astounding victory. Viecong loses 700 men, US loses 45 men.
  • Operation Jnction City

    Was one of the biggest air mobile attack. The amercians took over all the big Vietcong bases . There were 30000 US troops and 5000 South Vietnam troops.
  • Khe Sanh Attacked By Vietcong

    Viecong attacks the Kan Sanh bay. Killing 18 marines and wonding 40. The attackes went on for two days.
  • Tet Offensive Begins

    Surprize attack by Vietcong in numerous cities and towns. 37000 men were lost in the Vietcong army. Only 2500 for the US which lost public support. Tet was left in a diasaster many refugees.
  • My Lai Massacre

    Charlie Company of the US killed 200 civilians that were innocent. It was an atrocity of war. Only one member was tried guilty.
  • Nixon Takes Office

    Nixon is the new President of the United States.
  • Operation Menu

    Nixon orders for the bombings in North Vietnam and Veitcong bases in Cambodia whch last 4 years.
  • Only 133,000 American Troops Left

    Only 133000 US troops are deployed in South Vietnam. 2/3 of the troops have gone home.
  • Peace Talks Break Down

    In paris the peace meeting breakssdown.
  • Cease Fire Signed

    All the parties in Vietnam cease fire.
  • Peace Talk Resumes

    The peace meetin resumes in Paris between US and North Vietnam
  • Final Evacuatuion

    The last comba solider leaves Vietnam and heads home to the US.
  • Nixon Resigns

    President Nixon resigns leaving South Vietnam by itself.