A Brief Chronology of Vietnam, the United States and their Relations

Chronology credit: John J. Fitzgerald & Howie Machtinger

Glossary

Before the 20th Century

The Twentieth Century Until WWII

WWII to 1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1966

1967

1967

1968

1968

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1971

1972

1973

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Sources: Gettleman, Marvin E., Franklin, Jane, Young, Marilyn B., Franklin, H. Bruce.Vietnam and America: A Documented History (NY: Grove Press, 1995); Karnow, Stanley. Vietnam: A History. New York: Viking, 1983; Kolko, Gabriel. Anatomy Of A War. New York: Pantheon, 1985.; Young, Marilyn B.
The Vietnam Wars: 1945 – 1990. New York: Harper Perennial, 1991.