Vietnam AQA GCSE

Just a brief overview of key events with dates etc

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1964-1972

August 1964

  • Gulf of Tonkin incident

March 1965

  • US Marines into vietnam

1965-1972

  • Operation Rolling thunder
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1968 and 1969

January 1968

  • Tet Offensive

February 1968

  • Vietcong Supsect executed in street on US tv screens, media photo

March 1968

  • My Lai Massacre (Not yet revealed until Sep 1969)

November 1968

  • Nixon Elected

September 1969

  • Lt Calley charged for My lai (Found guilty in 1971)
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1969 - 1972

1969-1970

  • Vietnamisation

May 1970

  • Kent State University Protest

1971

  • Fulbright Hearings

1970-72

  • Us Bombing of North
  • Attacks on Laos and Cambodia
  • Napalm photograph published in US
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1973 - 1975

January 1973

  • Paris Peace Conference

March 1973

  • US Troops had left vietnam

1974

  • Nixon Forced to resign over Watergate scandal

April 1975

  • Saigon Fell
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Comments

Alicia

Good clear dates of what is going on and when... However, if you could name this as a timeline it would be a lot easier to sift through unneeded resources. :)

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