The US re-deployed from the place.
US Military Forces were deployed to South Vietnam as early as 1955.
Amongst the smallest elements deployed there. About 2 battalions of NZ artillerymen were sent to South Vietnam. Of special note however, NZ men were all volunteers. Australia, US, etc. deployed draftees &vol.
Approximately 12,000 US helicopters were deployed in Vietnam.
Eisenhower sent US Army advisers to Vietnam in 1955. US Army advisers are US Soldiers.
The Kentucky Army National Guard 2/138th Field Artillery was deployed to South Vietnam.
Unless the US INVADED North Vietnam or deployed NUCLEAR weapons, the war was unwinnable.
Legends says that US used Extensive Helicopters to deploy its soldiers in tough terrain of Vietnam.
A one star US Army General (Brigadier General-for Brigade Commander). A US Army brigade is authorized a full Colonel as commander; if the brigade is deployed alone (without a division), such as the 1st Brigade of the 5th Mechanized Infantry Division was in Vietnam (the only one to be deployed as such); then that brigade is authorized a General to command it; hence a Brigadier General.
The Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines are US Marines; the US Marine Corps was deployed to Vietnam in 1965. Scout=Recon/Scouting=Reconnaissance. Reconnaissance=gathering information Military information=Military intelligence
Eisenhower deployed the first US troops to RVN in 1955, which commenced anti-guerrilla operations in 1956. LBJ deployed the first US conventional forces in 1965, which commenced open warfare between the US and North Vietnam.
Infantry may be stationed anywhere the US Army is garrisoned or deployed. In essence, every soldier in the US Army, regardless of his MOS or assignment is infantry.
For me Vietnam defeated US in the Vietnam War. Because North Vietnam conquered Southern Vietnam. And Southern Vietnam is a democratic country and an ally of US. The US Military was restricted by the political situation and was not able to wage war in an effective manner. Because of political pressure, the necessary military resources could not be deployed.
The US commenced bombing North Vietnam, and deployed tanks, artillery, and infantry divisions for combat in RVN (Republic of South Vietnam). Vietnam was a guerrilla war NO MORE.
For North Vietnam or South Vietnam? The North Vietnamese were known simply as the 'North Vietnamese Army' (NVA) to US forces, but their actual title was Vietnam Peoples' Army, as it common practice in Communist states. The South Vietnamese Army was referred to as the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN).
How do you not know this stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The USAF & USN fought in NORTH Vietnam (in the skies); the US Army & USMC fought on the ground in SOUTH Vietnam.
First ground troops were sent to Vietnam in 1965.
Which Vietnamese? The war was fought between two different countries: North Vietnam and South Vietnam, with allies from other nations. The war went conventional after the Tonkin Gulf Incident in 1964, when in 1965 conventional US forces were deployed to South Vietnam. From that point onward, units of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) fought units of the US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy (who fought elements of the North Vietnamese Navy), and US Air Force (who engaged elements of the North Vietnamese Air Force-NVAF).
James Marshall Hendrix (aka Jimi Hendrix) was a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division which later fought in Vietnam. However, Hendrix was discharged from the US Army in 1962, three years before regular US forces were deployed to Vietnam. If the question is asking about his views on the Vietnam War, all I can say is that in listening to his music I have not detected a political stand one way or the other.
In Vietnam, servicemen have been known to be 6'5" in the US Army.
500,000 men were maintained in Vietnam during it's height. Rotations from the US maintained that level, allowing for 1 year rotations (one year tours, at least for the US Army). The half of a million men consisted of marines, soldiers, airmen, sailors, and Coast Guardsmen.
US assistance to France was the precursor and the introduction of Army advisors was the actual point of US entry into the Vietnam War.
The Australian navy deployed their destroyers Brisbane, Vendetta, Hobart, and Perth to the gunline in Vietnam & fired over 102,000 5-inch shells at the enemy during the war. Australia's Army deployed a regiment of their own Centurion tanks and their Air Force sent B57 Canberra airmen to the war. All other allied forces used US equipment.
During the Vietnam War, in the US military, women were part of the WAC's (Women's Army Corps) in the US Army. The US Navy had the WAVE's.