Vietnam War By: Cole Millard

  • Geneva Conference

     Geneva Conference
    was a purpose to find a way to unify Vietnam and discuss the possibility of restoring peace in indochina
  • Period: to

    Vietnam War

  • First US Helicopters Arrive

    First US Helicopters Arrive
    The USNS Core arrives in Saigon, with the first U.S. helicopter units: 33 Vertol H-21 C Shawnee and 400 crewmen.
  • Helicopters OrderedTo Shoot First

    Helicopters OrderedTo Shoot First
    U.S. Helicopters are ordered to shoot first
  • Tonkin Resolution

    Tonkin Resolution
    A joint resolution that the United States Congress passed
  • Buddist Deomonstrate Against Huong

    Buddist Deomonstrate Against Huong
    Buddhists demonstrate against the government of Tran Van Huong. The demonstrations continue and intensify, until the Armed Forces Council ousts Huong.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    was the title of a gradual and sustained 2nd divsion air force, Navy, and republic of Vietnam Air Force aerial bombardment campaign conducted against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Marine Reinforcement sent

    Marine Reinforcement sent
    More marines arrive in Da Nang. Some of the marines were sent off to Phu Bai, 8 miles south of Hue
  • US Attacks in Central Highlands

    US Attacks in Central Highlands
    The US 1st Cavarly Division joins the South Vietnamese in an attack in the Central Highlands
  • U.S. raid hits 115 targets in North Vietnam

    U.S. raid hits 115 targets in North Vietnam
    In one of the biggest raid in the war U.S. aircraft raid 115 points in North Vietnam to interdict supply lines
  • Year Ends With Heavy US Presence in Vietnam

    Year Ends With Heavy US Presence in Vietnam
    The year ends with 500,000 american troops in Vietnam. 9,353 troops ahve been killed
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Viet Cong attacked South Vietnam in the a time where there was suppose to be peace.
  • Second Communist Offensive

    Second Communist Offensive
    The communist launch a second offensive at South Vietnamese cities. during this second Offensive 5,270 communist, 154 americans, and 326 south Vietnamese are all killed
  • Largest Anti-War Protest Occurs

    Largest Anti-War Protest Occurs
    More than 250,000 protesters gather in Washington D.C., in the largest anti-war domonstraction during the Vietnam War
  • Vietnamization

    Was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration during the Vietnam War as a result of the Viet Cong's Tet Offensive to expand equipment and train the south Vietnams forces and assign them to an ever increasing combat role but at the samd time reducing the number of U.S. combat troops
  • US withdrawl of troops

    US withdrawl of troops
    The troops from the 9th infantry division saigon in the intial withdrawal of the U.S. troops. the 814 troops were the first of the 25,000 troops in the first stage of the disengagement from the war.
  • Battle at Que Son Valley

    Battle at Que Son Valley
    A fierce battle breaks out in the Que Son Valley, which was 30 miles south of DaNang. More than 60 americans were killed in this battle.
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    was a shooting that killed four college students and wounding nine others and one which suffered permanent paralysis and the guardsmen shot 67 rounds with in 13 seconds
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    to the United States Constitution bars the United stated from making the voting age higher
  • War Powers Act

    War Powers Act
    is a federal law intended to check the president's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the congress's consent.
  • South Vietnam surrender

    South Vietnam surrender
    It wasn't really a surrender it was more of a capture when General Minh told NVA commander I would like to surrender and then the NVA commander told him you have no forces to surrender