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Trinitie's timeline

  • Doi Moi

  • Communists led by Mao Zedong had taken power in China

    Communists led by Mao Zedong had taken power in China
  • Period: to


  • Korean war began

  • Eisen Hower sent military advisers to train army and arm South Vietnamese Army.

  • Henry Kissinger was President Richard Nixons Secretary of State a National Security Adviser

    Until late 70's
  • President John F. Kennedy took office

  • John F. Kennedy was assassinated

  • President Lyndon B. Johnson asks congress to pass the Gulf of Tonkin Revolution

  • Full-scale military intervention began

  • First mass destruction

  • War was heading towar the Victory; "I see the light at the end of the tunnel." (Walt rostow)

  • Tet Offensive

  • Nixon decifed to release the U.S. from Vietnam

  • "Vietnamization"

  • U.S. forces fell to 220,000 people

  • Called for an enf to fighting and for foreign troops to be withdrawn from Vietnam

  • Evacuation

  • The end

  • Commander Hug Ba La, returning to the country he fled from when he was 5-years-old

  • 60% of the population was born after the Communist victory

  • Lift of U.S. trade embargo

  • Restored diplomatic realations

  • Investors poured into Vietnam and its economy boomed

  • Goodwill visit to Vietnam