In 1965 the USA launched Operation Rolling Thunder: the bombing of military targets in North Vietnam. Vietnam is a LONG way from America so, why did the US get involved in this conflict?
Who was the leader of South Vietnam supported by the USA?
Ngo Din Diem
Mao Tse Tung
Ho Chi Minh
What was the name of the guerilla organisation which resisted Ngo Din Diem's regime in South Vietnam?
The Khmer Rouge
The Viet Minh
The US policy of 'taking the war to the enemy' was known as what?
Hide and seek
Search and destroy
What was the name of the US battleship attacked in the Gulf of Tonkin?
In what year was the Tet Offensive?
What was the name of the village that was the scene of a massacre in 1968?
Can you name the supply trail via which South Vietnamese fighters were supplied from the North, and which passed through the neighbouring countries of Laos and Cambodia?
The Ho Chi Minh Trail
The Ngo Din Diem Trail
The Chiang Kai Shek Trail
What was the name of the defoliant used to destroy jungle cover by the US Army?
Which US President introduced the policy of 'Vietnamisation'?
In what year did the Vietnamese communists finally take control of South Vietnam?