Vietnam War Timeline

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1941
Ho Chi Minh organises the Vietminh
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1945
Japan Surrender Korea partitioned between US and USSR The Franco Vietnam war begins
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February 1946
Kennan's Long Telegram
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March 1947
Truman Doctrine
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July 1947
National Security Council set up
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1948
Korea officially divided
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1949
The elections that are meant to happen in Korea never do and the US and USSR leave French establish independent associated State of Vietnam under Bao Dai China turns communist USSR gain nuclear bomb
7 of 34
1950
China and USSR sign Mutual Assistance Pact US start funding the French in the Franco Vietminh war
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January 1950
Defensive Perimeter Strategy
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April 1950
NSC 68
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25th June 1950
NK invades SK
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29th July 1950
UN passes resolution to create UNC forces to defend SK
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15th September 1950
Inchon landings. Seoul is taken back
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1st October 1950
38th parallel is reinstated as dividing line
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7th October 1950
Decision to roll back
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10th October 1950
Chinese warn US they will enter the war if US continue north
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14th October 1950
Chinese make the decision to enter the war
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15th October 1950
MacArthur tell Truman that war will be over by Christmas
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28th October 1950
First battle between the UNC and Chinese
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November 1950
Mid term elections in USA
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25th November 1950
UNC forces get cut off in NK
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April 1951
MacArthur is removed
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1951
Attrition introduced
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May 1951
operation strangle
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10th July 1951
Negotiations for end of the war begin at Kaesong
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August 1951
Peace talks break down
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September 1951
ANZUS created- Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
27 of 34
November 1952
Eisenhower elected as president
28 of 34
March 1953
Stalin dies
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May 1953
Increased air attacks on N Korea
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July 1953
Ceasefire agreed and 38th parallel reinstated
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1954
SEATO-Southeast Asian version of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
32 of 34
May 1954
French surrender at Dien Bien Phu
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8th May 1954
Geneva Conference
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Japan Surrender Korea partitioned between US and USSR The Franco Vietnam war begins

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Kennan's Long Telegram

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Truman Doctrine

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National Security Council set up

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