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1945
USA drop atomic bombs on Japan
1 of 15
1946
Kennan's Long Telegram
2 of 15
1947
Truman Doctrine
3 of 15
1948
Rhee elected President of ROK, Kim Il Sung leads People's Democratic Republic of N. Korea
4 of 15
1949
USSR test a-bomb
5 of 15
1950
Sino-Soviet Treaty of friendship, Korean War begins
6 of 15
1953
End of Korean War
7 of 15
1954
French defeated at Dien Bien Phu, Geneva Accords divide Vietnam
8 of 15
1963
Assassinations of Diem and JFK
9 of 15
1964
Gulf of Tonkin Incident and Resolution
10 of 15
1965
Johnson authorises Operation Rolling Thunder
11 of 15
1968
Tet Offensive
12 of 15
1969
Nixon secretly bombs Cambodia
13 of 15
1973
Paris Peace Accords end US involvement in Vietnam
14 of 15
1975
Vietnam united under communist government
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