August 1st – This Date in the Vietnam War

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This photo was taken at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Homdel, New Jersey. Learn more about this and over 50 other Vietnam Veteran Memorials by purchasing Fallen Never Forgotten here

The following events took place on this date in Vietnam War History. We have gathered this information from sources deemed to be accurate. If you find any mistakes please contact us

This timeline is meant to keep track of what was both happening on the battlefield, politically and at home in the USA during the Vietnam war.

1962

Shoofly, a USMC helicopter unit is replaced by the by HMM-163 in the wake of flying over 130 landings against the Vietcong. The Marines endure no losses.

1965

When polled over 60% of US citizens said the did not feel the USA made a mistake by sending troops to Vietnam. A number that would drop in the coming years.

 

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