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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 first formal fully attended Paris peace meeting is held. Chief negotiator, Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge urges the reestablishment of a genuine demilitarized zone, withdrawing of all external military forces mutually and setting free all prisoners of war. Both heads of the National Liberation Front and the North Vietnamese delegation turned down Lodge’s proposal and denounced American aggression.
President Nixon divulges to the public that the United States National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger had convened 12 secret peace meetings with Le Duc Tho from Hanoi betwixt August 4th, 1969 and August 16th, 1971 after facing criticism about his administration’s effortless steps towards bringing an end to the war. Nixon went further ahead and released an eight-point proposal text which had been privately presented to Hanoi officials.
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