After the cease-fire the us continued to send to south Vietnam?
After the cease-fire, the United States continued to send military and economic aid to South Vietnam.
After '73, the bare minimum to sustain operations (Congress shut off the funds).
The Ho Chi Minh Trail enabled north vietnam to send troops to south korea.
The men in South Vietnam requested them.
Men and material infiltrated into South Vietnam via the Ho Chi Minh trail.
Men & material infiltrated into South Vietnam via the Ho Chi Minh Trail. To train South Vietnamese soldiers
Kennedy sent advisers into South Vietnam to help the SV (South Vietnamese).
Presidents in both parties continued to send troops and supplies to fight in Vietnam because they feared the spreading of communism. Many of them also remembered Hitler from Germany and the atrocities that he committed.
in 1950 (:
Australia supported the US and it's effort to keep communism from spreading into South Vietnam.
The US helped the SOUTH Vietnamese. The North was the enemy!
US troops were in Vietnam as early as 1945, as a result of the ending of World War II. Lt. Col. A. Peter Dewey, head of an American OSS mission, was killed by Vietminh troops and became the first American soldier to die in Vietnam. It is believed he was mistaken by the Vietminh to be a Frenchman. The Eisenhower administration provided South Vietnam with money and advisers to help stop the threat of a… Read More
South Vietnam was our ally and the US did not want the communist N. Vietnam to conquer them. The whole Cold War era thing was wack!
there was no cease fire. it ended with nixon pulling out troops. after we pulled out south vietnam fell so we didnt do anything further
South Korea and South Vietnam received financial assistance.
He Sent them to Help The South Vietnamese Against The North Vietnamese
To try and keep South Vietnam from falling to the Communists, and because the government of South Vietnam was too corrupt and incompetent to defend themselves. The government of South Vietnam was never able to defend themselves, and President Gerald R. Ford finally gave up on them in 1975. They soon fell to communist North Vietnam.
Did the US send combat troops to Vietnam just to protect its advisors and the south vietnamese government from North Vietnam and the Vietcong?
US Military Advisers were in South Vietnam to help the South defend themselves. When that didn't work, US Regulars were sent in. When that didn't work, they vacated the field.
Ike began sending them over in 1955.
The United States never 'occupied' Vietnam. It was invited to send troops to support the government of South Vietnam in its attempts to deal with North Vietnamese aggression.
The Ho Chi Minh trail went through the bordering countries of Laos and Cambodia to get into South Vietnam's southern regions in relative safety.
Because the Vietnamese election had been cancelled To train South Vietnamese soldiers To overthrow South Vietnamese leaders
The vietcong strikes convinced President Kennedy to send American military advisers to South Vietnam
Asking this question in the present tense is a bit confusing, as South Vietnam fell to North Vietnam in 1975, and they have been one country ever since. Was it right? That question was not answered to the satisfaction of everyone at the time, and it could still be debatable today. In my own family, some thought it was right, and some thought it was wrong. Personally, I believe an attempt to save South Vietnam… Read More
The Vietcong strikes convinced President Kennedy to send American military advisers to South Vietnam. nova net
Johnson made the decision to send entire Marine and Army Divisions to Vietnam in 1964 to defend South Vietnam against North Vietnamese aggression. That major build-up of troops began arriving in country in 1965. He continued to expand troop presence in Vietnam through 1966 and early 76, but by 1968 decided the majority of U.S. public opinion disapproved of the build-up. He announced in the Spring of 1968 that he would not seek re-election as… Read More
Canada Did not send troops to Vietnam.
Eisenhower in fact did sen military aid to South Vietnam during the fifties. He supplied the ARVN with weapons and sent advisors to help train them.
When the Vietnamese forces beat the French army in, what was then, French Indo-China, an agreement was made to partition Vietnam into two areas, the north governed by Ho Chi Minh and the south with an interim government until elections were organised. No elections occurred in the south so North Vietnam decided the only way to unite the country again was to overthrow the government of South Vietnam. The US preferred to side with the… Read More
President Lyndon Johnson fervently supported the army of South Vietnam. However, he was reluctant to send US troops as it would decline his popularity and he wanted to win in the 1964 election. He supported sabotage efforts by Operation Plan 34B in North Vietnam. Johnson sent US troops to South Vietnam shortly after his election.
New Zealand was the only allied nation that managed to send only volunteers to South Vietnam, instead of conscripts. New Zealand deployed battalions of field artillerymen to the war.
Kennedy was asked to send additional troops to Vietnam. He sent additional troops and military advisors over to Vietnam to help.
The invasion of Cambodia in June 1970 by the United States led to the destruction of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the dislocation of the Viet Cong. The Ho Chi Minh Trail was a path that went from North Vietnam to South Vietnam through Cambodia and Laos. The North Vietnamese used it to send supplies to The Viet Cong in South Vietnam.
New Zealand was part of the Australian, New Zealand, US treaty called ANZUS. When we asked Australia and New Zealand to send military forces to South Vietnam they complied.
The war lasted from 1945 until 1975. Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy (first to send military advisors) 1961-1963, Johnson (first to send 100,000s of soldiers) 1963-1968, Nixon 1968-1974 (started withdrawal), Ford (1974-1976) president when Saigon and SOuth Vietnam fell. When did Johnson escalate the Vietnam war?
None, although Israeli General Moshe Dayan went along on a patrol with the US Army's 1st Air Cavalry Division (in South Vietnam) in either 1966 or 1967.
By the time of President Kennedy's assassination, he had sent 16,000 advisers to South Vietnam. Military operations conducted by the advisers was well beyond expressed congressional authorization. There was no Congressional resistance to this and only Senators Gruening, Morse and McGovern expressed opposition to this.
Just like in Korea, the South was capitalistic while the North was communistic. The foreign policy of US at the time was to keep communism contained and to support any regime that was for capitalism.
I'm doing a report of the Vietnam War myself.... Well, Eisenhower didn't really want to send troops to Vietnam, but he thought later that if N. Vietnam won, communism would spread around Asia--not good. So he sent troops. And then Kennedy supported S. Vietnam and its leader, Diem. But then he was convinced that Diem was too unpopular, so he paid some S. Vietnam generals $40,000 to overthrow Diem, which worked because Diem was assassinated… Read More
If China sent troops south in WWII, it's because they were part of the allies during WWII.
In 1959 i was 32 years old and i remember reading in the news print that President Eisenhower had sent advisors to Viet-nam or was going to send advisors.
In 1961 and in 1962, Ngo Dinh Diem, leader of the government in South Vietnam, repeatedly asked for assistance from America and its allies to help its security. Australia eventually accepted and sent 30 military advisers from the Australian Army Training Team to Vietnam. These advisors were experts in jungle warfare and helped the US and South Vietnamese troops significantly. By 1965 it was obvious that South Vietnam could not beat the communists, so America… Read More
The trail that was used to send north vietnamese troops and materials to the fighting in south Vietnam the trail ran through laos and cambodia?
I'm not entirely sure what you are asking but yes there was a trail, called the Ho Chi Minh trail, that ran partly through Laos and Cambodia to transport supplies and vietcong troops to south Vietnam.
US Troops had been in South Vietnam since the 1950's. What made the US change the war from a guerrilla war into a conventional war, was the "Tonkin Gulf Incident" on 02 & 04 August 1964. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution gave authorization for LBJ to send in CONVENTIONAL US combat troops;which began arriving in 1965. The same year LBJ authorized Operation Rolling Thunder, the air war against North Vietnam. Vietnam was no longer a guerrilla… Read More
Kennedy was the first president to send troops to Vietnam (others before him sent advisors, but not troops), Johnson escalated the number of troops... Nixon got us out of Vietnam.
President Kennedy's Flexible Response was initiated to provide the United States with various means of response to aggression, not limited to nuclear attacks. As a result, his response to Vietnam was to send additional advisors, increase our military aid to the South Vietnam government and institute the disastrous Strategic Hamlet Program.
Yes. We do it almost daily.We have bases all over Europe , even Scandanavia , the Middle East , South Korea. Many, many more.
President Eisenhower was the first president to send the first American soldier to Vietnam. He refered back to his promise to send military and/or political help to any country fighting Communism; this happened to be the case in Vietnam.
U.S. president Kennedy said many troops to Vietnam to fight the Vietnam War.
1965- there were advisors in Vietnam beforehand but troops went in '65
Why might the US have been concerned early in the Vietnam war about China's attitude toward US involvement on the side of of South Vietnam?
Nationalist China DID want to send troops to both Korea and Vietnam, but were persuaded not to by the US. The US rightly feared that the presence of Nationalist Chinese troops in those wars would have incited the Red Chinese.