US Regulars landed in Vietnam in 1965.
First ground troops were sent to Vietnam in 1965.
Eisenhower sent US Military Advisers to Vietnam in '55.
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.
President Dwight Eisenhower
Actually, the first US troops were sent to Vietnam in 1955, Six years before Kennedy's presidency.
Lyndon Johnson was the president when large numbers of US troops were first sent to Vietnam.
Well before any US troops were sent to Vietnam. The Korean Conflict kicked off in 1950, and the ceasefire was signed in 1953 (although the conflict remains ongoing). The first American troops didn't arrive in Vietnam until 1954.
No. North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam. The US first sent military advisors and then fighting troops at the request of the South Vietnamese government.
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.
Lyndon Johnson sent the greatest number of US troops into Vietnam.
President Eisenhower sent US troops to Vietnam in 1955, President Ford pulled out the last US troops in 1975.
In the 1950s and 1960s Eisenhower and Kennedy sent US soldiers to South Vietnam. In 1965 President Johnson sent the US Marines.
Several. Australia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Thailand, and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) sent troops to Vietnam.
1959 saw the first troops being sent as trainers. 1965 was the first US combat action.
Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.
President Eisenhower sent US advisers to Vietnam in 1955.
United States Marines were sent March 8, 1965.
The US Army's first troops in Vietnam landed in 1955.
US Regulars were sent in 1965.
Australia, an ally of the US, sent troops to Vietnam.
They all sent US troops there; even Ford.
The city on the coast of south Vietnam where the first US troops landed was Da Nang.
Dwight Eisenhower sent the first advisers to Vietnam. John F Kennedy sent the first US Green Berets to Vietnam. We could've not have to worry about the Vietnam but the US signed a document saying that the US will help with war with communism without hesitation.
Special Forces (Green Berets) were sent to Vietnam by President Kennedy in the early 1960's. REGULAR US ground troops were sent in 1965.