• Dein Bein Phu

    the battle of Dein Bein Phu was the longest most furious battle of the French Expeditionary Corps. the battle lasted 57 day people say " 170 days of confrontation, 57 days of hell"
  • The Ho Chi Minh Trail

    The Ho Chi Minh Trail was created to provide logistical support to the Vietcong and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War
  • The U.S became involved in vietnam

    the U.S sent 3,000 military advisors and troops. by the end of the year 180,000 US troops had been sent to Vietnam.
  • Operation Ranch Hand

    Operation Ranch Hand was when the Airforce sprayed herbicides into Southeast Asia .In the years between 1962 & 1971, Ranch Hand sprayed about 19 million gallons of herbicide, 11 million of It was Agent Orange
  • Gulf Of Tonkin Attack

    The Maddox, an American destroyer, was attacked and so The U.S.S. Ticonderoga sent U.S aircraft to repel the North Vietnamese attackers and sunk one boat while damaging other enemy vessels
  • Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution

    this document gave President Johnson authority to increase U.S. involvement in the war between North and South Vietnam.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder was a frequently interrupted bombing campaign that started on febuary 24 1965 and lasted until the end of October 1968
  • US offers peace for economic aid proposal

    The US offered peace to north vietnam in exchang for economic aid proposal but was rejected
  • President Johnson commits over 60,000 troops to Vietnam

    after he was refused from the peace or economic aid proposal he sent 60,000 troops into vietnam
  • The Battle of Ia Drang Valley

    American Army troops of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) respond to the NVA threat by using helicopters to fly directly into the battle zone.79 Americans are killed and 121 wounded. NVA losses are estimated at 2000.
  • Operation Junction City

    Operation Junction City was an 82-day military operation conducted by United States and Republic of Vietnam.
  • The Battle of Khe Sanh

    The Battle of Khe Sanh was conducted in northwestern Quang Tri Province and South Vietnam between 21 January and 8 April 1968.
  • The Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive was a military campaign during the Vietnam War.
  • My Lai massacre

    the angry and frustrated men of Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, Americal Division entered the Vietnamese village of My Lai and stated killing everyone..women,men,children
  • Nixon Takes office

    Richard Nixon is inaugurated as president of the United States.he was the only President to resign and the only person to be elected twice to both the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Nixon succeeded in ending American fighting in Vietnam and improving relations with the U.S.S.R. and China
  • Operation Menu

    Operation Menu was a codename for a covert United States Strategic Air Command bombing campaign conducted in eastern Cambodia. it started on march 18, 1969 and went all the way until may 26, 1970
  • Paris Peace talks break down

    Peace talks between the U.S. and North Vietnamese break down. Both sides refuse to set another meeting date for continuation of the negotiations.They refused to continue came during the 138th session of the peace talks.
  • All but 133,000 US troops have come home

    2/3 of american troops have gone in 2 years. all but 133,000 us troops came home leaving the Ground War to south vietnam with 1,000,000 men enlisted in the military.
  • Paris peace talks resume

    after Nixon and the U.S. stage a boycott of the Paris peace talks as President Nixon accuses Hanoi of refusing to "negotiate seriously." The paris peace talks resume.
  • The Cease fire agreement signed

    The Vietnam cease-fire agreement was signed on january 27, 1973in paris, in eerie silence. no one said a word or showed any kind of a gesture to express the world's relief that the years of war were officially ending.
  • Nixon Resignes

    after the vietnam war was over and nixon resigned he was later pardoned by his successor, Gerald Ford, for any federal crimes he may have committed while in office.
  • Last casualties for the US and final evacuation

    President Ford now orders Operation Frequent Wind, the helicopter evacuation of 7000 Americans and South Vietnamese from Saigon. At 8:35 a.m., the last Americans, ten Marines from the embassy, depart Saigon, concluding the United States presence in Vietnam. By 11 a.m., the red and blue Viet Cong flag flies from the presidential palace. President Minh broadcasts a message of unconditional surrender. finally after a span of 15 years the war is finally over. overall casualties 211,471