Vietnam Timeline

Actual timeline by. Megan Misha and Dylan

Containment- contain communists and keep them away

Cold War- conflict with US and USSR (not physical fighting)

DMZ- capturing

Domino Theory- 1945-1946

Draft- getting soldiers to fight in Vietnam

General William Westmoreland- fought in Vietnam, WWll, & Korean War

Ho Chi Minh- leader of Vietnam independence movement

My Lai Massacre- Vietnam war mass Vietnam killing of unarmed civilians

National Liberation Front- liberating US soldiers from war

Ngo Dinh Diem- Vietnamese president

Pentagon Papers- secured department of defense study

Tet Offense-largest military unit

Viet Cong-farmers/soldiers in northern Vietnam

Vietnamization- was a policy of the rn