VietNam

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Attack on U.S.S Maddox

08/02/1964

Three North Vietnamese PT boats allegedly fired torpedoes at the U.S.S Maddox thirty miles off the coast of North Vietnam.

Operation Rolling Thunder

03/18/1965

Constant bombing raids against North Vietnam and will last nearly three years.

Operation Cedar Falls

08/09/1967

Fourteen thousand U.S troops are sent out to destroy Vietcong Operations and supply sites near Saigon.

Tet Offensive

9/8/1968

North Vietnamese Launch Tet Offensive against South Vietnam's city's. The capital Saigon was captured but then recaptured by U.S forces later that month.

Battle of Hue

10/6/1968

The battle for Hue raged for 26 days, troops were to re-seize this area which was taken by the communists during th etet offinsive.

Nixon

10/24/1968

Nixon was elected president

Bombings in Cambodia

1/1/1969

America bombed Cambodia for 14 months traight, and denied it to the public the entire time

Orders Issued by Nixon

3/8/1970

President Nixon cuts Military troop count in Vietnam by seventy thousand.

Richard Nixon exposed

5/16/1974

The House Judiciary Committee begins impeachemnt hearings against President Richard Nixon

End to the Vietnam war

6/17/1975

Last Americans evacuate as Sagion falls into Communist power.