By yct1337
  • Dien Bien Phu

    France lost against Indochina and is why they had to meet at Geneva to discuss it's future
  • Ho Chi Minh trail

    Location: Between North Vietnam and Vietcong
    Group 559 create a supply route with offshoots into Vietnam all along the way
  • Operation Rangeland

    Location: all around Vietnam
    Soldiers destroyed vegetation so Guerilla warefare was more difficult and thier food supply was damaged
  • U.S becomes actively involved

    Location: Near Saigon
    1000 soldiers gain a strong hold against the Vietcong
  • Gulf of Tonkin Attack

    Location: Gulf of Tonkin
    A Naval battle occured and the US bombed 2 ships and 2 planes went down
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Location: Washington D.C.
    Congress agrees to give the President power to do what he sees fit of what to do about defending Vietnam
  • Rolling Thunder Begins

    lasts till November 1 attack North Vietnam with missles so they stop supporting the Vietcong
  • US offers peace for economic aid proposal/60000 troops to Vietnam

    The offer is rejected and Johnson puts more troops into Vietnam
  • Operation Junction City

    Location:Tay Ninh Province
    Destroy Vietcong bases lasts 72 days
  • Khe Sanh is attacked by Vietcong

    Location: Khe Sanh
    A US military base is attacked by the Vietcong killing 18
  • Tet Offensive

    The Vietcongs do a major invasion, losing 37000 men they took a major blow but they also delt one to the US politically
  • My Lai Massacre

    The U.S. Charlie Company kill 200 civilians
  • NIxon takes office

    Nixon takes office promising "peace with honor" and withdraws troops
  • Operation Menu

    Nixon authorizes droping bombs on Vietcongs in Cambodia
  • All but 133000 Troops come home

    The war is basically given to South Vietnam with 1000000 troops
  • Peace talks break down

    Peace talks between America and North Vietnam break down
  • Cease fire signed

    All warring parties in Vietnam sign a cease fire
  • Nixon Resigns

    Nixon resigns. South Vietnam loses support
  • Last Casualties for the US and the final evacuation

    2 Marines are killed and the last troops take off leaveing north Vietnam to come in with tanks and end the war