Nixon and withdrawal 1969-1973

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  • Chapter 9
    • 1968 November Nixon elected
    • December 1968 approx. 537,100 US miltary personnel in South Vietnam.
    • April 1969 US forces peak at 543,000
    • September 1969 Ho Chi Minh dies
    • November 1969 Story of My Lai massacre breaks
    • December 1969 475,200 military personnel in South Vietnam
    • March 1970 coup in Laos
    • May 1970 US invade Cambodia 4 students killed at Kent State University, Ohio anti-war demonstrations
    • December 1970 Congress forbids US ground troops in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand
    • February 1971 ARVN troops cross into Laos
    • February 1972 Nixon visits China
    • January 1973 ceasefire aggreed through peace talks

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