the vietnam timeline

1954
defeat at dien bien phu leads to french withdrawal from vietnam
1 of 18
1956
ngo dinh diem refuses to hold electrons
2 of 18
1959
Ho Chi Minh begins sending troops and weapons into the south of vietnam
3 of 18
1961
president kennedy increases US involvment in vietnam
4 of 18
1963
Quang duc, a buddhist monk, sets fire to himself in saigon
5 of 18
1964
gulf of tonkin incident
6 of 18
1965
operation rollingh thunder launched
7 of 18
1965
major increases in US troop numbers in vietnam
8 of 18
1968
battle for khe sanh and tet offensive
9 of 18
1968
my lai massacre
10 of 18
1968
tommie smith and john carlos give black power salute at mexico olympics
11 of 18
1969
US opens secret peace talk with north vietnam
12 of 18
1970
US and south vietnemese forces briefly invade cambodia
13 of 18
1971
US and south vietnemese forces attack laos
14 of 18
1972
north vietnemese easter offensive
15 of 18
1972
US launch operation line backer
16 of 18
1972
formal peace negotiations commence
17 of 18
1973
paris peace accords
18 of 18

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Card 2

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ngo dinh diem refuses to hold electrons

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1956

Card 3

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Ho Chi Minh begins sending troops and weapons into the south of vietnam

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Card 4

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president kennedy increases US involvment in vietnam

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Card 5

Front

Quang duc, a buddhist monk, sets fire to himself in saigon

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