We need to help South Vietnam from being taken over by communim!
The Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Operation Rolling Thunder
The United States doesn't like Communism. The United States believe in capitalism.The United States found out that communism was threatening to take over south-east Asia.
Mai Lai Massacare
The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, also known as the USS Maddox incident, is where the United States had its first incident in international waters. This incident brought the United States directly into the Vietnam war.
Operation Rolling Thunder was a campaign where both sides of Vietnam were air-raided. The United States commanded the 2nd Air Division to bomb Nothern Vietnam and they responded with their own bombs.
End of Vietnam War
I will sign the Paris Peace Treaty and end the United States occupation in South Vietnam.
The Mai Lai Massacre was where the United States ordered soldiers to go and attack innocent civilians. Twenty-six soldiers were charged and found guilty of war crimes.
Tet Offensive was where the South and North Vietnam would constantly launch surprise attacks on each other. This would happen continuously over the course of nine months.
President Nixon was signed into office as the new president of the United States. He was the person who ended the Vietnam War. He signed the Paris Peace accords which ended direct U.S. involvement in South Vietnam.