john Kennedy

by dominick cox

john Kennedy

In 1961 Kennedy agreed that America should finance an increase in the size of thesouth veitnames army from 150000 to 170000 He also agreed that an extra 1000 US military advisors should be sent to South Vietnam to help train the South Vietnamese Army Both of these decisions were not made public as they broke the agreements made at the 1954 Geneva Agreement.It was during Kenned’s presidency that the Strategic Hamlet programme was introduced This failed badly and almost certainly drove a number of South Vietnamese peasants into supporting the North Vietnamese communists

jfk facts

1. jfk thought there should be more troops

2.he made the strategic hamlet during this time

3.there was a lot of broken promises durung this time from him

4. he thought america should help the south Vietnam people

5. his plan for strategic hamlet failed

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