Ho Chi Minh: Communist leader of the North. Loved by the peasants.
Ngo Dinh Diem: Leader of the South. Backed by America but hated.
Kennedy sent military advisers and money to support South Vietnam.
The Gulf of Tonkin incident: Vietnam boats shoot American boat. This event pushed the US into the involvment in Vietnam.
US deployed American soldiers in Vietnam to try to stop the spread of Communism
The Vietnam War lasted 1955 to 1975, Vietnam was notorious for Guerrilla tactics with their AK-47s.
Even though America used weapons like napalm and agent Orange, Vietnam was too much for them and won.
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