Begin with websites: Statistics about the Vietnam War & Vietnam War Time-Line
1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975 .
From September 26, 1959 to April 30, 1975.
Historians generally agree, that 1961 was the year in which the US became militarily involved in Vietnam. History may require a re-visit in this instance.
Part of the cold war.
The draft existed BEFORE the war.
The United States went into war with Vietnam in the year 1965.
The American got into the Vietnam war in the year 1960.
The Tonklin Bay incedent
November 1, 1955
Tonkin Gulf Incident