Vietnam War

Events

Number of students enrolled in a higher education starts at 2 million.

1946

U.s. contributes 2.6 billion to Frances war efforts.

1950 - 1954

Dien Bien Phu

March 7 1954

Kennedy sends special troops to South Vietnam.

1961

Gulf of Tulkin Resolution.

August 7 1964

More than 10,000 American military advisors train and fight in South Vietnam.

February 1965

Operation Rolling Thunder.

March 2 1965

Number of American soldiers in South Vietnam rises to nearly half a million.

1966 - 1967

President adresses nation on tv about the tet offensive.

1968

North Vietnam hit the South in North West south Vietnam.

January 21 1968

Johnson doen't run for re-election.

March 31 1968

Tet offensive

September 23 1968

Nixon takes office.

January 1969

Kent state massacre

1970

Number of students enrolled in a higher education is at 8 million.

1970

Pentagon Papers

June 30 1971

Paris Peace Accords

January 27 1973

Fall of Saigon.

April 30 1975

U.S. and seven other countries form Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO)

March 13 - May 7, 2017

My Lai Massacre.

March 16

Vietcong attack on Pleiku

February 7, 2017

Diem Government overthrown.

November 2, 2017

Genova Accords signed by France.

July 21