The Vietnam War - Johnson

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  • The Vietnam War - Johnson
    • 1964-68
    • FOCUS - FURTHER MILITARISATION
    • Didn't get involved:
      • 'Many Flags' campaign (1964)
        • Other allies to provide troops and military support
      • Didn't invade N. Vietnam
      • Didn't bomb near China
        • Didn't want to provoke them
      • Avoided official declaration of war
      • Operation Rolling Thunder was gradual
    • Involvement:
      • GROUND TROOPS
        • 125,000 IN 1965
          • 500,000 IN 1967
      • Operation Rolling Thunder and Steel Tiger
      • First Airmobile Calvary Division (400+ helicopters)
      • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964)
      • Bomb tonnage: 63,000 (1965)
        • Bomb tonnage: 226,000 (1967)
      • Tet Offensive (1968)
        • Worst year in war - 14,000 dead
        • Heavy bombing (incl. napalm) of Hue

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