VIETNAM WAR ESSENTIALS

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 What was the role of the US military advisers sent by Kennedy What was the aim of Operation Strategic Hamlet? Why was Diem unpopular? Why did Johnson get the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed? What was the aim of Operation Rolling Thunder? Describe five aspects of the guerrilla tactics used by the NLF. What happened on 'Search and Destroy' missions? What were helicopters used for? Find this information for the years 1960-73 and present it in a table (3 columns): - Number of US troops in Vietnam per year - Number of KIA (killed in action) and WIA/MIA per year What were the Cu Chi tunnels? Explain the effects of the following: • Agent Orange • Napalm • Booby Traps What was the Tet Offensive, and why was it so important? Who won the Battle of Khe Sanh? What happened at the Battle of Hamburger Hill? What was ‘fragging’ and why did it happen?

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