Vietnam War Timeline - Maria Paulin

  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    Vietnamese doats attacked the USS Maddox in the Gulf of the token.
  • Operation Rolling thunder

    Operation Rolling thunder
    Strategic bombing campaign during the war
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    major attacks by the communist against cities during the lunar new year.
  • Mei Lai Massacare

    Mei Lai Massacare
    American patrol entered Mei Lai and killed all men, women, children, and babies
  • Use of the Draft

    Use of the Draft
    The draft was able to take men to the front lines of the war but people resisted.
  • Kent State Shooting

    Kent State Shooting
    Ohio national troops opened fire on Vietnam war protesters.
  • Pentagon Papers

    Pentagon Papers
    top secret papers that revealed on presidents who lied on americas involvement in the vietnam war.
  • Operation Linebacker

    Operation Linebacker
    The bombing of Vietnam under Nixon.
  • Easter offensive

    Easter offensive
    North Vietnam invaded the South part of Vietnam.
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords
    An agreement on ending the war and result in peace.