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  • Viet Minh

    Viet Minh
    Viet Minh is an organization that guided the struggle for Vietnamese independence from the rule of the french. It was created by Ho Chi Minh.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    Ho Chi Minh became president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. He was a significant head in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
  • Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu
    The battle of Dien Bien Phu was a significant engagement of the first Indochina war. It was fought by the French and the Viet Minh. The Viet Minh won the battle.
  • The Geneva Accords

    The Geneva Accords
    The Geneva Accords were a bunch of documents realting to Indochina and the Geneva conference ranging from the 26th of april to July 21.The Geneva Accords were made up of 3 military agreements, 6 unilateral declarations, and a Final Declaration of the Geneva Conference. The conference was attended by the following: Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, France, Laos, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union, the Viet Minh and the State of Vietnam.
  • Vietcong

    The Vietcong was a political organization and army within South Vietnam and Cambodia. The Vietcong fought the United States and South Vietnamese during the Vietnam War.
  • Ngo Dinh Diem

    Ngo Dinh Diem
    Ngo Dinh Diem was a vietnamese political leader that served as president of south Vietnam. He had dictorial powers. Ngo Dinh Diem was president from 1955 till he was eventually assassinated.
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    Nam war

    A military dispute in the Cold War era.
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Ho Chi Minh Trail
    The Ho Chi Minh Trail was a complicated system of mountains and jungle paths that North Vietnam used to smuggle soldiers and supplies into South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos at the time of the Vietnam War. It began being used in 1959 and was used till 1975.
  • Agent Orange

    Agent Orange
    Agent Orange was a compound of herbicides that the U.S. military used to spray in Vietnam. It eradicated foilage that might conceal the Vietnamese. It would aslo kill their crops. It was sprayed from low flying aircraft. It was used from 1962 to 1971.
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was a resolution suggested by President Lyndon Johnson to the U.S. Congress. Its main purpose was to give the right of taking all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the United States army. This was the effect of unprovoked attacks by North Vietnamese torpedo boats on U.S. ships.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Operation Rolling Thunder was conducted by the US 2nd Air Division, US Navy, and Republic of Vietnam Air Force. It was an aerial bombardment campaign launched against North Vietnam. It lasted until November 2, 1968. It was during the Vietnam War.
  • The Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive is a military campaign conducted by the People's Army of Vietnam against the forces of the Republic of Vietnam, the U.S. and their allies. They used the element of surprise and striked military and civilian command and control centers in South Vietnam. This was done during ceasefire. It consisted of three phases. It ended August 30, 1968.
  • My Lai

    My Lai
    My Lai was a massacre of about a bit more than 500 unarmed civilians by U.S. soldiers. It took place in the province of Quang Ngai which was believed to be the area of the Vietcong stronghold.
  • Vietnamization

    Vietnamization was a policy being worked on by the Richard M. Nixon administration, It was a result of the Tet Offensive. Its premise was to expand, equip, and train South Vietnam's army and give them an increasing combat role. It would also steadily reduce the number of U.S. soldiers.
  • Operation Linebacker

    Operation Linebacker
    Operation Linebacker was the title given to the campaign led against North Vietnam. Its task was to use aircraft to destroy tactical ground targets. the It was done by the U.S. Seventh Air Force and U.S. Navy Task Force 77. It lasted October 23, 1972. It was done during the Vietnam war.
  • The Fall of Saigon

    The Fall of Saigon
    The Fall of Saigon was a decisive North Vietnamese victory. It resulted in the end of the Vietnam war, the unification of Vietnam as a whole communist country and the mass emigration of refugees. The People's army of Vietnam captured Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975.