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 sent over 200,000 more troops and requested more support from its allies (Australia).
Australia supported the US and it's effort to keep communism from spreading into South Vietnam.
Canada Did not send troops to Vietnam.
the aussies send troops to fight alongside the US
Australia maintained a military force of approximately 8,000 men in country during the Vietnam War.
Kennedy was asked to send additional troops to Vietnam. He sent additional troops and military advisors over to Vietnam to help.
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.
over 50.000 troops
U.S. president Kennedy said many troops to Vietnam to fight the Vietnam War.
The men in South Vietnam requested them.
The Ho Chi Minh Trail enabled north vietnam to send troops to south korea.