Vietnam War

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DateCountryDetail
01/11/1966
Vietnam The Viet Cong shell Saigon killing eight people including an American officer.
20/10/1967
United States Oakland, California sees the largest ever protest against the Vietnam War when 4,000 protesters take to the streets.
27/10/1968
United Kingdom 6,000 protesters against the Vietnam War clash with Police in Grovesnor Square outside the American Embasssy.
15/11/1969
United States 250,000 demonstrators gathered in Washington in a peaceful protest against the Vietnam War
15/01/1973
Vietnam President Richard Nixon orders a ceasefire in Vietnam
23/01/1973
Vietnam Richard Nixon, appears on US television to announce "peace with honour" in Vietnam
30/04/1975
Vietnam The South Vietnamese capital Saigon falls to communist forces.
07/01/1979
Cambodia Vietnamese forces capture the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, overthrowing the Khmer Rouge government
17/02/1979
Vietnam China sends hundreds of troops into Vietnam after weeks of tension and a military build-up along the border
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