Vietnam timeline

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In History
  • Ho Chi Minh declares independence of Vietnam

    Ho addresses the public of their new freedom and what must be done.
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    Vietnam War

  • Viet Minh leave south Vietnam

  • Ho Chi Minh asks for USA support

  • First Indochina battle

  • Elysee Agreement

  • US gives military aid

  • Dien Bien Phu Begins

  • French surrender

  • Vietnam divided into North and South

  • First Americans die

  • Diem survives assassination attempt

  • South Vietnam protests

  • Diem Overthrown

  • Gulf of Tonkin resolution

  • Operation Rolling Thunder

  • Bombing halt

  • March on the Pentagon

  • Tet Offensive

  • America' longest war *Official

  • Ho Chi Minh dies

  • Cambodia invasion

  • Vietnam War is officially over for the USA

  • Saigon falls, taken by North vietnam, war has ended