The U.S. needs to send $15 million in financial aid to the French to help them.
the $15 million, That Truman gave, in financial aid will help the French gain back some control of Vietnam
Johnson: Escalated the war by sending in more troops Kennedy: sent in 16,000 advisers and helped plot a coup to obtain a better government Eisenhower: sent military advisers to help the non-communist government.
It was suspected that the Vietnamese were shooting at U.S. ships on international waters. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which stated that the U.S. could take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
Many troops , with soldiers ranging from ages 18-30, were sent to Vietnam to fight for the U.S.
Search and Destroy missions included Zippo raids, shootings, etc.
The Viet Cong would set traps such as "Two Step Charlie", where they would tie venomous snake to a tree so the snake's face would be close to the U.S. soldiers faces so they would snap and bite at them.