Timeline of Vietnam War

There is nothing simple about war or conflict. That’s especially true for the Vietnam War. The United States was involved for 17 years, making it the longest US combat force participation.

Most consider the Vietnam War began November 1 1955, but there were several events that led up to the conflict between North Vietnam and South Vietnam along with their allies.

Below is an interactive timeline that explains the major points of a war where more than one million people died.

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