Vietnam War

Main

MAAG Created

September 1950

DienBienPhu

May 1954

Geneva Accords

July 1954

SEATO Created

September 1954

Diem becomes President

October 1955

Failed Vietnamese Election

july 1956

Bay Of Pigs

April 1961

12,000 Advisers Sent

February 1962

Strategic Hamlets

July 1962

Battle of Ap Bac

January 1963

Buddhist Monk Protests

March 1963

Gulf of Tonkin Incident

August 1964

Presidential Election

November 1964

Rolling Thunder Begins

Feb 1965

First American Troops

March 1965

Teach-ins

June 1965

Battle of La Drang

October 1965

Fulbright Committee

1966

Opposition to Draft

August 1967

Battle of Khe Sanh

January 1968

Tet Offensive

Jan 1968 - Feb 1968

My Lai Massacre

March 1968

Peace Talks Begin

March 1968

High Water Mark of Troops

June 1968

Operation Phoenix

July 1968

Bombing Of Cambodia

March 1969

Silent Majority Speech

September 1969

Moratorium

October 1969

Kent State Shootings

May 1970

Invasion of Laos

February 1971

Christmas Bombing

December 1972

Paris Peace Accords

Jan 1973

Presidents

Truman

1945 - 1953

Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

Kennedy

January 1961 - November 1963

Johnson

November 1963 - January 1969

Nixon

January 1969 - 1974

Vietnamese Rulers

Ho Chi Minh

1951 - 1969

Diem

October 1955 - November 1963

Thieu

June 1965 - April 1975

Ky

June 1965 - October 1967