The Fighting Begins (1954)
After the battle of Dien Bien Phu, the U.S. began to see a potential uprising of Vietnam and its communistic ideals. Using guerrila style tatics the Vietnamese used their enviroment to corner the French who were the greater equiped, trained country.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964)
More and more U.S. soiders begin to invade South Vietnam, and more vietnamese people began to turn away from the South Vietnamese government. There was more support for the Vietcong which was getting supplies from Ho Chi Minh. Evetually there was a great uproar and the war became very unpopular in the U.S. which lead to Vietnamization which pulled out the U.S. troops.
Tet Offensive (1968)
The the largest military campaign of the war, it was lead by the Viet Cong as well as the North Vietnamese "Peoples Army" against South Korea, the U.S.
The Ending Stages (1973)
The U.S. withdraws from the war after signing peace agrement between North and South Vietnam after losing more than 50,000 soldiers. South Korea is determined the cause of the War.
Fall of Saigon (1975)
South Vietnams capital, Saigon is captured by the Viet Cong and is considered the ending of the war. The fall of Saigon lead to a period of rebuilding of Vietnam into a republic governed by Communist leaders.