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Ho Chi Minh
My Lai Massacre
National Liberation Front
Ngo Dinh Diem
MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS
2. August 1960 Truman sends first military advisers to Vietnam, this happening gets America more and more involved with Vietnam.
3.May 1954 North Vietnam prevails at Dien Bien Phu, this is the first successful push of North Vietnam.
4. July 21, 1954, Geneva Conference splits Vietnam at the 17th parallel this event is important because it shows North Korea rather divide then give up.
5. 1961 JFK initiates Operation Farm Gate and sends Green Berets to Vietnam, this is important because it is the first US troops to be in Vietnam.
6.May 1963 Buddhist protest of Diem regime at Tu Dam pagoda, this is important because it shows the major contrvoersy in the Vietnam war.
7.November 2, 1963 deposed South Vietnamese president Diem is assassinated, this shows how serious the North Vietnam felt about the war.
8.June 1964 Gulf Tokin incident is where many lives where lost.
9. August 1964 William Westmoreland put in control of the US military forces, this is important because Westmoreland would achieve many things in Vietnam for the Us.
10. 1965-1968 Operation Rolling Thunder Strikes kicks in this would serve to take the lives on many in the Vietnam War which would lead to more controversy over the war.
11.1968 Tet Offensive touches wide spread protest in the Vietnam War, this again shows how controversial the war was.
12.1968 The Phoenix Program prioritizes capture and interrogation in Vietcong, this effort would help in figuring out many of the North Vietnamese plans of war.
13. November 1969 The news of the My Lai Massacre reaches the public and it gives the war more controversy then ever because of the fact civilians were killed.
14.1971-1973 troop withdraw of Vietnam, which means the end of the Vietnam war.
15.1973 military draft terminated this meant you would no longer be forced to go fight in a war you did not want to be in.
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Top 10 songs
2. War by Edwin Star this was another top choice as well because it as well described how many drafted soldiers felt about the war.
3.The Rolling Stone, Gimme Shelter describes how many drafted people were scared of the dangers they faced in the battle field.
4.Buffalo Spring field, for what its worth
5.John Lennon, Happy X-mas (the war is over)
6.Bruce Springsteen Born in the USA
7.REM, Orange Crush
8.Billy Joel, Goodnight Saigon
9. The Doors, the unknown solider
10. Stevie Wonder, Front line