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No. The French were just leaving. Totally wrong answer. Advisors entered in 1953 and by June of 1955 a total of 740 Advisors were deployed with Vietnamese units. MAAG (Indochina) had a presence in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. The CIA operatives and Air America surrogates were in place supporting France and South Vietnam.
It is estimated that a total 1.475 million military troops were killed were killed during the Vietnam War. This accounts for about half of the total casualties known during the war.
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lots ANSWER French Army deployed 48,950 infantry, 15,765 cavalry and 7.232 artillery for a total of 71.947 troops. Wellington Army deployed 49,608 infantry, 12,408 cavalry and 5,645 artillery for a total of 67,661 troops. Bluecher's Prussian Army of about 89,000 troops joined in groups Wellington's between 3.00 and 7.00 PM.
Over 900,000 coalition military members were deployed to Desert Storm.
The Global War on Terrorism began on 9/11/2001. US troops deployed to Southwest Asia October 2001.
Australia deployed a total of 7,672 personnel during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Casualties include 500 dead and 3,129 wounded.
A total of 58,168 American soldiers died in Vietnam during the Vietnam War!!
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Total American deaths in Vietnam from 1959 through the end of 1963 were 195. Therefore the total by Nov. 1963 would not be more than that and possibly somewhat fewer. Reference: http://www.militaryfactory.com/vietnam/casualties.asp#13
APPROXIMATE TOTAL DEPLOYMENT AS OF August 2008* 151,000 troops (including ~6,500 non-U.S.) from 19 different countries
One US Army publication states that US Military Units were emplaced in Vietnam in 1951; however that places them there when the French are fighting heavily. However, it is known that the Eisenhower administration had US troops in South Vietnam to assist the transitioning process of the French departure & creation of the North & South Vietnams in 1954. It's also known that his administration deployed US troops to the newly created South Vietnam to help build it up, to defend itself against it's new communist neighbor, in 1955. Under Ford's administration in 1975, the last US civilians and military personnel were evacuated from Saigon (South Vietnam).
Here is a breakdown for the Vietnam War: Vietnam War (1964–1975) Total servicemembers 8,744,000 Serving in-theater 3,403,000 Battle deaths 47,410 Other deaths in service (theater) 10,789 Other deaths in service (nontheater) 32,000 Nonmortal woundings 153,303
Total war in the south implied destroying everything...scorched earth policy...digging up the farms, bending railroad ties around trees, leveling brick buildings, killing livestock, etc. Total war in Vietnam would've implied the use of atomic weapons...consequently, total war was NOT deployed during the Vietnam War...Vietnam was a limited war...fought limited to conventional NON-ATOMIC weapons.
In total about 480,000 Americans served in the Korean War.
58,268 in countig Another Answer: (The figure you have above is the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War (1961-1973). Total WWI Americans killed was 117,465. And we were only in the war for just over 8 months.
Approximately 360,000 Union troops and 258,000 Confederate troops died during the American Civil War.
The total land area of Vietnam is 310,070 km2.
A little over 58,000 servicemembers died during the Vietnam War. More military died during the American Civil War than the total American deaths for WWI, WWII and the Vietnam War...COMBINED!
There were 16 million American draft dodgers during the Vietnam war. Only 4,000 of them went to federal prison. The rest were pardoned.
Over 58,000 US servicemen killed. Over 300,000 US servicemen wounded.
On June 1, 1862 the Union deployed 105,825 men, plus 9,277 held in reserve at Fort Monroe. The Confederates deployed 67,194 men. On June 23rd Lee's army was reinforced by Jackson's Corps of 12,500 men, who added to various units coming from Georgia and South Carolina, brought the total to about 86,000 men.