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Vietnam War

  • Started

    The Vietnam War Started In November 1st 1955.
  • First American Deaths

    First American Deaths
    The First two American deaths were two military advisors that were killed by Viet Minh guerilla soldiers in a raid at Bien Hoa in South Vietnam. These were noncombat deaths
  • First Combat Deaths of America

    First Combat Deaths of America
    An American Solider died in Vietnam, It was the first combat American death reported.The death was what pretty much started the Vietnam War for America.
  • Bye Bye Diem

    Bye Bye Diem
    The US helps General Duong Van Minh of southerm Vietnam, over through Diem. Then General Duong Van Minh order diem and his brother to be executed.
  • Bad Idea!

    Bad Idea!
    North Vietnamese gunboats attack the USS Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin. The Maddox suffers little damage and no casualties are reported. The U.S. said that its destroyer did nothing to harm them.
  • It's passed

    It's passed
    The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
  • Here we come

    Here we come
    The first U.S. combat units arrive in Vietnam.
  • How did that happen?

    How did that happen?
    There were 389,000 American troops that were stationed in Vietnam. More than 6,000 Americans were killed and 30,000 wounded in 1966 alone