Flashcards in Vietnam under Johnson Deck (21):
What was used for moving weapons/people to vietnam?
Ho Chi Minh Trail
What starts the Vietnam war?
Gulf of Tonkin Incident (N. VIets attack American Ship)
What does Congress give to Johnson for war?
A blank Check to prevent aggression in region
Which General was in charge?
What System was used for drafts?
What was the amount of time serving in country?
Tour of Duty (1 year)
Ways to not be in draft
College Deferment, poor man's war, conscientous objectors, draft dodgers
Hurting soldiers if they danger the platoon
Pestiside used to get rid of jungle
blows up stuff
Intense bombing in N. Vietnam to break will of NVA and VC
Operation Rolling Thunder
Winning by death count
Search and destroy
Guerilla Warfare, Nighttime Fighting, Hit and Run, Booby Traps, Conventional war
Types of booby traps
Punji Sticks, Trip Wires, Land mines
Where viets hid
Used for Ho Chi Minh Trail, neutral
Laos and Cambodia
Cease Fire called on Viet New year but betrayed by NVA and VC
What did the politicians not want to turn into Dien Bien Phu or turining point in the war?
Battle of Khe Sahn
Why does Johnson drop out of the race?
Opposition for war becomes higher
Who was trying to run for president but assasinated?