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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.


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.”


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.


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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