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    Vietnam Timeline

  • Dien Bien Phu

    Cease fire of battle that lasted 55 days
  • Creation of the Ho Chi Minh Trail

  • Operation Rangeland

  • United States becomes actively involved

  • Gulf of Tonkin Attack

  • Gullf of Tonkin Resolution

  • Rolling Thunder begins

    Lasted for 3 years
  • US offers peace for economic aid proposal

  • President Johnson commits over 60,00 troops to Vietnam

  • Operation Junction City

  • First major battle of Vietnam War for American units

  • Khe Sanh attacked by Vietcong

  • Tet Offensive begins

  • My Lai massacre

  • Nixon takes office

  • Operation Menu

  • All but 133,000 US troops have come home

  • Peace Talks Break down

  • Peace Talks resume

  • Cease Fire signed

  • Nixon Resigns

  • Last casualties for the US and final evacuation