June 29th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1964

The Republicans of the US House of Representatives, made an announcement saying a triumph in South Vietnam over the military and subversive dangers of Communism is direly required.

Gerald Ford said that the U.S. should “take order of the forces in Vietnam and not just remain advisers.”

1966

U.S. air force bomb the main N Vietnamese populace focuses of Hanoi and Haiphong for the first time, obliterating oil supplies situated close to the two urban communities.

1973

Congress concurs that bombing in Cambodia can proceed until August 15th, after which spending for any military action in Indochina must be first endorsed by Congress.

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June 24th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1965

Gen William Westmoreland recommended that the U.S. bomb the railway from N. Vietnam to China, mine Haiphong harbor, carry out B-52 strikes and prompted Washington that he required more American fighters than those beforehand affirmed

1971

Composed by Senator Mike Mansfield, The Mansfield Amendment was embraced by Congress.

The change asked pulling back American troops from S Vietnam ASAP. This marked the first time the US that Congress had looked towards ending a war.

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June 19th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1965

Nguyen Cao Ky, an Air Marshall was appointed as Prime Minister. Now that Thieu is Pres and Ky PM the constant change of rulers that was the norm in South Vietnam since November 1963 was over.

1967

The 9th Infantry Division 4th/47th’s won a 23 hour battle against VC on the outskirts of the Mekong Delta.

1973

The Case–Church Amendment was approved which prohibited further U.S. military activity in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia after Aug 15th. This actually finished direct U.S. military contribution in the Vietnam War, in spite of the fact that the U.S. kept on giving military hardware and financial support toward the South Vietnamese government.

 

 

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June 11th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1963

A Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk, killed himself in protest of the persecution by Diems govt of buddhists. The monk, named Hoa thuong Thich Quang Duc burned himself to death in an intersection in Saigon. An AP photographer captured the image which would make the front page of almost every major periodical worldwide.

1965

Gen Nguyen Van Thieu & Air Marshall Ky assumed control in South Vietnam, outing the govt previously ruled by Quat.

 

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June 8th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1962

Sen. Wayne Morse states criticism of the War. “no evidence which convinces me that it would be militarily wise to get bogged down anywhere in Asia in a conventional war.” stated Morse in a public quote.

1964

AU Minister of Defense states that the AATTV (Australian Army Training Team Vietnam) was soon to see an increase and days later it did. The rise was to 83 advisers and their roles expanded.

1969

Pres Richard Nixon meets with S. Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu on in the Pacific on an island. The reason for this meeting is to announced that 25,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn as soon as possible.

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June 4th – This date in the Vietnam War

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1961

JFK and Soviet Premier Krushchev met in Vienna and proclaimed their support for an that would create a neutral, independent Laos.

1964

UN Security Council Resolution 189 gets implemented after an incident that took place when military units of South Vietnam entered Cambodia. The resolution also asked that all authorities recognize Cambodia’s neutrality and territorial boundaries after reports of aggression by the ARVN and US forces. On July 24, 1964 a report stated that the situation near the border was still unchanged.

June 3rd – This date in the Vietnam War

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1960

The CIA was told by a South Vietnamese official that the government was to most likely lose control of the Ca Mau Peninsula

1963

ARVN Soldiers poured liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades on top of praying Buddhists. This was later to be known as the Hue Chemical attacks. 67 people were hospitalized due to skin blisters and trouble breathing

1972

The secretive Operation Thunderhead was carried out by SEAL Team One and Underwater Demolition Team. It took place off the coast of North Vietnam and was designed to rescue two american airmen that were escaping from a POW camp in Hanoi. This would be the final US POW rescue mission. Lt Melvin Dry was KIA on this mission, the last SEAL lost during the War.

 

June 2nd – This date in the Vietnam War

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1960

U.S. General Williams stated the South Vietnamese military was giving the Viet Cong a whipping. This statement was given to a reporter during an interview with Time magazine.

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