How did US actions in Vietnam from 1968 lead to the unification of Vietnam by 1975?

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• From 1968 to 1973 American involvement changed. Some candidates

may refer to the Tet Offensive of January 1968 as a turning point. It

showed how strong the Viet Cong were as even the American Embassy

in Saigon was attacked

• In 1969 President Nixon began a policy of Vietnamisation. This signi

fi

ed

that a military victory over the Viet Cong was no longer possible. Nixon

pursued a policy of slowly handing over responsibility for the war to the

South Vietnam army. The

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