military aid begins.
Gulf incidentic – US ships atttacked by North Vietnamese boats. President
L. B. Johnson orders action.
bases in South Vietnam attacked. Bombing of North Vietnam begin. US
Marines landed in Da Nang.
ground force build up, another Marines to Da Nang and Chu Lai.
fighting near Saigon, US Marines sent to defend DMZ.
of Khe Sanhu by Marines. Offensive Tet in South Vietnam. Fights in Saigon,
In March was restricted bombing of North Vietnam, negotiations
offers by Communists.
halt. R.Nixon elected president.
Peace talks in Paris. US forces in strenght 542 400.
forces withdrawal planned.
repeals Tonkin Gulf resolutions.
Vietnamese invasion to Laos. Reduction of US forces. Last Marines
Vietnam invade South, bombing resumed and US support returned.
North Vietnam ports mined.
Last US combat force departed.
agreement between USA and North Vietnam.
Last US soldiers departed Vietnam.