September 7th – This Date in the Vietnam War

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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.

1960

The Third National Party Congress in Hanoi, North Vietnam endorsed a 5-year financial arrangement with the objective of turning into a communist economy by ’65, supplanting private endeavor with state free enterprise, and advancing industrialization. This in spite of a diminished rice apportion for the populace and discontent in country territories and the urban areas, particularly among professors, intelectuals, retailers, and Catholics.

1967

The “McNamara Line,”- Secretary of Defense McNamara declares plans to create an electronic anti-infiltration barrier to stop the invasion, flow of arms and troops into South Vietnam from the north at the east side of the (DMZ). The McNamara Line, as it ended up known, would utilize cutting edge, innovative hearing gadgets to alarm U.S. powers when N Vietnamese troops and supplies were moving south with the goal that air and artillery strikes could be applied as powerful strikes

 

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