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America finally ratreats after 20 years of difficult war. They realized that they wouldn't win and the war was destroying their homeland. They left and North Vietnam one.
Gereld Ford replaces President.
Nixon goes out of office after four years of service. Shortest service of any Vietnam president.
This was a very risky battle. US command decided to take the hill by direct force. This was done by running directly up the hill. This ended up in an American Victory.
Vietnamization was a program that trained anti communist forces to fight. Nixon created it.
President Lyndon B. Johnson is out of office due to maximum term length.
Richard Nixon replaces President Johnson. He becomes the 37th president of the US.
This battle was a massive American Arial bombardment. This battle ended in a disaster in which both sides claimed victory.
US intelligence finds small communist forces located in South Vietnam. They sent in brigades of Sothern Vietanam and American troops.
President John F. Kennedy is assassinated during a visit to Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was thought to be the assassin but was killed before he could stand in trial.
After the assassination of JFK Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, stepped in and took his place.
After eight years in office, the maximum amount of time in office, Eisenhower is out of office.
Demrocratic president John F. Kennedy is elcted into office to become the 35th president of the United States.
North Vietnam arests American and other anti communist advisors sent to help South Vietnam. North Vietnam did this in order to help secure a victory.
Viet Minh launch an attack on French troops who control Vietnam. After a month and a half of war, the Viet Minh suceeded. The French pull out of Vietnam.