- Communist Guerrilla force the Vietcong emerged in the south.
The US had been providing aid and military equipment and training to south Vietnam since 1954
By the end of the 1964, there were 23,000 US military advisers in Vietnam
August 1964, north Vietnamese torpedo boats shot at a US destroyer in the Guld of Tonkin.
- The US had been providing aid and military equipment and training to south Vietnem since 1954
In February 1965, the US, with the South Vietnamese army, launched operation with rolling Thunder