The city on the coast ofwhere the first US troops landed was Da Nang.
The first American combat troops landed in Vietnam on March 8, 1965. These troops, 3,500 Marines, landed near Da Nang in South Vietnam.
US Regulars landed in Vietnam in 1965.
The US Army's first troops in Vietnam landed in 1955.
ANZAC troops first landed at Gallipoli on the Turkish Aegean coast on 25 April 1915.
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.
Believe it or not, the first troops into Vietnam were not conventional troops. They were actually the Green Berets, or the 10th Special Operations Forces. They were there to train the South Vietnamese to fight the Guerrilla Vietcong in South Vietnam. They first went in country in the 1950's.
The Australian troops, together with New Zealand troops (ANZACs), landed in Gallipoli for the first time on 25 April 1915. More troops landed in the following months.
The first combat troops to arrive in Vietnam during the war after 1963, the Gulf Of Tonkin Incident had occurred and some incidents of Viet Cong forces attacking US Air Installations forced the deployment of a few thousand troops that landed at Da Nang.
First ground troops were sent to Vietnam in 1965.
In 1965 President Johnson sent in the US Marines who landed with tanks. These were the first regular combat troops sent in, thus widening the war.
Cortes first landed on the coast of Yucatan.
US special troops in 1955; US conventional troops in 1965.
Actually, the first US troops were sent to Vietnam in 1955, Six years before Kennedy's presidency.
This info is very likely still classified,and the first troops sent were officially "advisers",long before the Vietnam War started in 1965.
On the first day of Operation Overlord, 160,000 troops landed with many more following.
The first Military Advisors were inserted in 1955. The first "combat" troopscame into Vietnam in 1965.
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.
Eisenhower sent US Military Advisers to Vietnam in '55.
No actually the first troops send to Vietnam by a president was by Eisenhower.
In the early 1950's this is wrong the first troops to step foot in Vietnam as fighters was in 1954. 1954 is the early 1950's so actually both are right :)
There were 8,556 New Zealanders who landed at Gallipoli landed. This took place during World War I. The first 3,100 Australian troops landed in Gallipoli on April 25, 1915.
President Dwight Eisenhower
The first ANZAC troops landed in Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 which, in 2017, is 102 years ago.
US Army helicopters landed in South Vietnam in 1956. They were used in the Korean War in 1950-53.
On 28 April, 1965, Australian Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, announced that Australian troops would be sent to support the United States forces in the Vietnam war. The first Australian troops arrived in Vietnam in May 1965.