Category: Vietnam History

Major Battles in Vietnam War- Ia Drang Campaign

Major Battles in Vietnam War- Ia Drang Campaign

Major Battles – Ia Drang Campaign 19 October – 26 November, 1965 The battle for Ia Drang was between U.S. and People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) forces, significant because it prevented the PAVN from seizing control of the Central Highlands and cutting SOuth Vietnam in two. It also demonstrated the effectiveness of airmobility against regular …

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VietNam War Major Battles – Battle of Dak To

VietNam War Major Battles – Battle of Dak To

Major Battles – Battle of Dak To June – December 1967 Series of battles at the Special Forces camp at Dak To. On 17 June, Dak To came under heavy mortar fire. During the next few days, the 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173d Airborne Brigade searched Hill 1338 for the attackers. On 22 June, …

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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Operation Flaming Dart

Major Battles in Vietnam War – Operation Flaming Dart

Major Battles – Operation Flaming Dart February 1965 Reprisal air raids signaling a sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam. Early on 7 February 1965, the Viet Cong mortared the U.S. helicopter installation at Camp Halloway and the adjacent Pleiku airfield in South Vietnam’s Central Highlands, killing 8 U.S. servicemen, wounding 109, and destroying or damaging …

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Major Battles in Vietnam War – Gulf of Tonkin

Major Battles in Vietnam War – Gulf of Tonkin

August 1964 The Tonkin Gulf incidents were major events that prompted the Tonkin Gulf Resolution. On 31 July 1964 the U.S. Navy destoyer Maddox started a reconnaissance cruise off the coast of North Vietnam. It carried extra radio gear andm personnel to monitor Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) radio communications but was not a true …

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How many people died in the Vietnam war ?

How many people died in the Vietnam war ?

How many people died in the Vietnam War-Vietnam war Casualties The Vietnam War, considered by many to be among the famous conflicts in global history (aside from the World wars), was a resistance war occurring in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. It began on 1st November 1955 and ended on 30th April 1975 with the fall …

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How long did the vietnam war last ?

How long did the vietnam war last ?

How long did the vietnam war last  ?How many wars in Vietnam in the last century ? How did the vietnam war start ? What was vietnam war dates ?    Wars in Vietnam in the Last Century War, as it seems, is inevitable. Vietnam was no exception with them experiencing a number of wars in their …

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