Vietnam

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01/11/1966
The Viet Cong shell Saigon killing eight people including an American officer.
16/03/1968
US troops massacre 500 civilians in the South Vietnamese village of My Lai
29/03/1971
Lieutenant William Calley is found guilty of murder at a court martial for his part in the My Lai massacre which claimed the lives of 500 South Vietnamese civilians.
15/01/1973
President Richard Nixon orders a ceasefire in Vietnam
23/01/1973
Richard Nixon, appears on US television to announce "peace with honour" in Vietnam
30/04/1975
The South Vietnamese capital Saigon falls to communist forces.
17/02/1979
China sends hundreds of troops into Vietnam after weeks of tension and a military build-up along the border
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On This Day - Vietnam