Operation Pierce Arrow
Start of US air operations in Vietnam.
Operation Pierce Arrow 1964 Aug 7th. Followed Gulf of Tonkin Incident. was a bombing campaign by US following Gulf of Tonkin Incident.
Pierce Arrow was followed by Operation Flaming Dart on February 7–11, 1965; Operation Rolling Thunder from March 2, 1965 to October 31, 1968; Operation Linebacker, May 9 to October 22, 1972; and Operation Linebacker II, December 18–29, 1972.
Operations Post-Tet Offensive 1968
To argue that US didn't solely use diplomacy post 1968.
Operation Patio 1970- superceeded by Operation Freedom Deal. These Operations complemented Operation Menu 1970 Bombing Campaign.