Vietnam War Timeline
by Kennedy Dukes and Ashlyn Moraine
Cold War (1947-1989)
U.S. Vs. U.S.S.R. - not an actual war.
Pentagon Papers (1945-1967)
Name given to secret department of defense study.
Domino Theory (1950-1980)
If one country becomes communist, all will.
Preventing the spread of communism.
Collecting people for army.
General William Westmoreland
A general in the war whose first name is William.
Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969)
Controls northern Vietnam.
My Lai Massacre (March 16 1968)
A massacre that occurred in March of 1968.
National Liberation Front (December 20,1960)
A national liberation occurred on the front on December of 1960.
Ngo Dinh Diem (1955-1963)
If you say his name too fast, it could sound innapropriate - be careful.
Tet Offense (January 30, 1968)
The offense of Tet's. Watch out.
Viet Cong (December 29,1960)
Vietnamee version of King Kong. Popular among all ages.
Becoming more Vietnamese.