May 4th – This Date in the Vietnam War

This photo was taken at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Munster, Indiana. To learn more about this and other Vietnam Veteran Memorials purchase 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 and at home in the USA during the Vietnam war.

1965

Additional $700 million for the Vietnam War is requested by Pres Johnson during the remainder of the year. After approved by Congress 2 days later Johnson states additional funds may be needed.

1970

Four students attending Kent State University were shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard during anti-war protests on campus grounds. This only leads to more protests.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Book

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