What was Vietnam called in the late 1800s?
Who ruled Vietnam before WW2?
Who ruled Vietnam during WW2?
Who ruled Vietnam 1945-54?
At which battle were the French defeated?
Dien Bien Phu
Where was the peace conference held to divide Vietnam until elections were held?
Who did the USA fear would win the elections?
Ho Chi Minh
What % would have voted for the Communists?
What did the USA help set up in 1955?
Who did the USA put in charge of South Vietnam?
Ngo Dinh Diem
How much money did they give Ngo Dinh Diem during the 1950s?
Which group of people did Ngo Dinh Diem hate?
What theory saw Vietnam causing other countries to become communist?
When was the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam set up?
When did JFK send advisors to Vietnam?
When and where did North Vietnamese first attack the USA?
Gulf of Tonkin, August 1964
What was the name for the US bombing campaign between 1965-1972?
Operation Rolling Thunder
What was the estimated cost to the US to kill one Vietcong soldier?
What % of US soldiers were killed by booby traps?
- What was the estimated cost of the Vietnam war?
How many tonnes of napalm were dropped 1965-73?
How many Agent Orange missions were flown?
How many acres of forest and farm land were destroyed?
When was the My Lai Massacre?
How many civilians were killed at My Lai?
How big was the tunnel complex used by the Vietcong?
Which President ended the war in Vietnam?
When did Saigon fall to the Communists?
When was the Kent State massacre and how many students were shot?
May 1970 and four students
What percentage of US soldiers were 21 or younger?
What fraction of US bombs hit South Vietnam and how many civilians were killed?
66% (two thirds) and 50,000
What was the name of the Vietcong attack in 1968 and how many VC took part?
Tet Offensive and 4,500
How much money was given to the Vietcong by China and the USSR?
What percentage of US casualties were caused by small-arms fire?
How many people protested against the war in 1969?
When was the Republic of South Vietnam created?
How many military ‘advisors’ were in S. Vietnam by 1962 and by1964?
11,500 and 23,000
From 1969-71, how many US soldiers left Vietnam?
What was the policy of US soldiers leaving Vietnam called?
In 1972, which country did Nixon visit?