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Sheet1 1965-1980 Vietnam war: Vietnamese resistance - Ho Chi Minh - with USA cooperation 1877-1940 - vietnam controlled by france 1940 - 1945 - Japanese occupy vietnam 1945-1954 - french war in vietnam -> US aids france, Soviet union supports ho chi minh, and china aids as well 1954 - Geneva Accords 1. French military to leave Vietnam 2. North and south vietnam Ho Chi Minh had northern part of vietnam - communist, buddhist South - capitalism, catholic - Ngo Dinh Diem - cancelled elections 3. Elections in 1956 - to unify north and south - never happened 4. US never signed on Viet Cong Army of the Republic of Viet-Nam (ARVN) JFK - 1961 - Sends in US Military advisors, 16,000 by Nov 1963, 73 killed Johnson and Vietnam: "Secret War" august 1964 - Tonkin Gulf Incident President could take "all necessary measures to defend US forces in Southeast Asia March - US - bombing North Vietnam then US bases in South Vietnam then US combat troops - to guard the base US commander in South Vietnam 1965-69 : William westmoreland 1967 - "I see progress
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course HIST 315 L taught by Professor Allison during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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