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By the end of 1965, the United States had 184,300 troops in Vietnam.

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What years were the Australian soldiers involved with the Vietnam war?

Australian "Military Advisors" were sent to Vietnam in 1962. On April 29th, 1965, the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, committed Australian troops to fight in Vietnam. On November 30th, 1971, the last Australian combat troops left Vietnam. Over 60,000 ANZAC troops, many of them conscripts, fought in Vietnam.

How many troops did the US have in Vietnam at the end of 1965?

US troop strength began to increase as the war in Vietnam continued without an end in sight. By the end of 1965, US President Johnson had authorized the 185,000 positioned in Vietnam.

How many troops were first sent into Vietnam?

In February, 1965, the Viet Cong attacked an American military base near Pleiku. Using the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, President Johnson sent in 3,500 Marines, the first official troops, to South Vietnam. By the end of the year, there were 200,000 US troops in Vietnam.

Did president Kennedy send troops to Vietnam?

U.S. president Kennedy said many troops to Vietnam to fight the Vietnam War.

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Why did United States send troops to fight in Vietnam?

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.

How many US troops were sent to Vietnam during 1964?

Prior to 1965, the only US military personnel in Vietnam (officially) were advisers, special forces (Green Beret), pilots, etc.

How many Hispanic troops served in Vietnam?

They were US troops, not hispanic troops. Approximately 170,000 American males of Hispanic descent served in the Vietnam War.

How many troops were in Vietnam in1968?

Approximately 500,000 servicemen were in Vietnam in 1968.

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How many troops were in Vietnam when President Nixon took office?

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How many Australian troops died in Vietnam?

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How many US troops were in Vietnam by 1966?

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How many US troops in Vietnam 1967?

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How many troops where in Vietnam during the start of Kennedy's presidency?

There were not any troops in Vietnam during the Kennedy administration. Just 500 military advisors. Kennedy was assassinated before we sent troops

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