By Brandan Johnson
Brief Overview of the War
In 1961 President Kennedy pledged to send aid to the troops in Vietnam to help "advise" the Vietnamese government.
The number of military advisers in Vietnam increased from 700 to 12,000
By 1966 there were over 400,000 US troops in Vietnam.
In 1969 President Nixon ordered the secret bombing of Cambodia. After the bombings Nixon announced that he would start to withdraw troops.
Vietnamese evasion of being spotted by air
In order to stay unseen by US spotter planes the Vietcong dug tunnels, all the orange lines are underground tunnels built by the Vietcong