Operation Deckhouse Five

Operation Deckhouse Five

Operation Deckhouse Five was a combined United States and Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps operation in January 1967 in the Mekong Delta, during the Vietnam War. The operation resulted in the loss of 7 US and 1 Vietnamese Marines with 21 Vietcong killed, 2 small arms...

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Bình Tai massacre

Bình Tai massacre

https://youtu.be/4ieU61ViW50 In October 1966 the Bình Tai massacre of 430 unarmed civilians was purportedly conducted by South Korean forces  in Quảng Ngãi Province  South Vietnam. Source: Wikipedia

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US Bombs Hanoi

US Bombs Hanoi

In June 1966 U.S. aircraft bombed the major North Vietnamese population centers of Hanoi and Haiphong for the first time, destroying oil depots located near the two cities.  Source: Military.com

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Buddhist Uprising in Vietnam

Buddhist Uprising in Vietnam

The Buddhist Uprising of 1966 was a period of civil and military unrest in South Vietnam, largely focused in the I Corps area in the north of the country in central Vietnam. Source; Wikipedia

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LBJ Speech on The Vietnam War

LBJ Speech on The Vietnam War

"...we will not permit those who fire upon us in Vietnam to win a victory over the desires and the intentions of all the American people. This nation is mighty enough, its society is healthy enough, its people are strong enough, to pursue our goals in the rest of the...

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Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Battle of Ia Drang Valley

https://youtu.be/sx1rzDNcFmE In November 1965 the Battle of Ia Drang in the central highlands of Vietnam was the first major battle between the United States Army and the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN). The battle was the first time that US forces employed a large...

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Search & Destroy – Operation Hump

Search & Destroy – Operation Hump

https://youtu.be/B1cvEQSKeGc Operation Hump was a search and destroy operation by US and Australian forces in November 1965. The objective was to drive out Viet Cong  units who had taken up positions on several key hills about 17.5 miles north of Bien Hoa.  Official...

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Operation Starlite 

Operation Starlite 

In August 1965 Operation Starlite was the first major offensive action conducted by a purely U.S. military unit during the Vietnam War.

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F4 Phantom Jet Shot Down Over Vietnam

F4 Phantom Jet Shot Down Over Vietnam

  In July 1965 an F-4C Phantom escorting a bombing raid over North Vietnam was shot down by antiaircraft missiles for the first time in the war. Source: Forgotten Jets

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US Ground Troops Land in South Vietnam

US Ground Troops Land in South Vietnam

https://youtu.be/Cxuv28ZVAOM In March 1965 3,500 United States Marines landed at Da Nang Vietnam, adding combat troops to the 25,000 U.S. military advisers already in the country. Source: Wikipedia

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Operation Rolling Thunder

Operation Rolling Thunder

https://youtu.be/v1f6eQ92JtE Operation Rolling Thunder was a sustained aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the United States Air Force and Navy against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), China and North Korea from March 1965 until November 1968....

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Vietnamese Coup d’etat 

Vietnamese Coup d’etat 

 In January 1964 General Nguyễn Khánh led a bloodless military coup d'état, replacing Dương Văn Minh as Prime Minister of South Vietnam. Source: Wikipedia

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US Air Base Attacked by Viet Cong

US Air Base Attacked by Viet Cong

In November 1964 Bien Hoa Air Base, used by the Republic of Vietnam Air Force and United States Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine units, was attacked with mortars by Viet Cong. Four U.S. and two Vietnamese servicemen were killed. Thirty aircraft were destroyed....

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Political Upheaval in South Vietnam

Political Upheaval in South Vietnam

The November 1963 assassination of President Ngo Dinh Diem in a military coup (with the tacit approval of the US) produced a period of political instability for the Saigon government. General Dương Văn Minh became president, but was removed in January 1964 by General...

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1963 South Vietnamese Coup

1963 South Vietnamese Coup

In November 1963, President Ngô Đình Diệm was deposed by a group of CIA-backed Army of the Republic of Vietnam officers

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