Untitled timeline

Vietnam War

Ho Chi Mihn declares Vetnam's independence

1945

U.S pledges military aid to help the French

1950

Geneva accords

1954

President Eisenhower outlines the Domino Theory

1954

French leave Vietnam

1956

Kennedy is elected President

1960

Johnson becomes president

1963

Diem and Kennnedy assassinated

1963

Gulf of Tonkin incident

1964

1st american combat troops arrive in Vietnam

1965

Nixon elected president

1968

Tet offense

1968

my lai massacre

1968

Nixon announces vietnamization

1969

Ceasse fire signed in Paris

1969

End draft announced

1973

Last american troops leave vietnam

1973

Ford becomes president

1974

Nixon resigns

1974

remaining american evacuate vietnam

1975