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When Did the U.S. Send the First Troops to Vietnam?
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. Government Printing Office Washington, D. This is the second volume in a series of nine chronological histories being prepared by the Marine Corps History and Museums Division to cover the entire span of Marine Corps involvement in the Vietnam War. This volume details the Marine activities during , the year the war escalated and major American combat units were committed to the conflict. The narrative traces the landing of the nearly 5,man 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade and its transformation into the in Marine Amphibious Force, which by the end of the year contained over 38, Marines. During this period, the Marines established three enclaves in South Vietnam's northernmost corps area, I Corps, and their mission expanded from defense of the Da Nang Airbase to a balanced strategy involving base defense, offensive operations, and pacification. This volume continues to treat the activities of Marine advisors to the South Vietnamese armed forces but in less detail than its predecessor volume, U.
Johnson , the United States first deployed troops to Vietnam in in response to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of August 2 and 4, On March 8, , 3, U. Initial reports from the United States blamed North Vietnam for the incidents, but controversy has since arisen over whether or not the conflict was a deliberate act by U. The first incident occurred on August 2, Reports claim that while performing a patrol for enemy signals, the destroyer ship USS Maddox was pursued by three North Vietnamese torpedo boats from the th Torpedo Squadron of the Vietnam Navy.
Introduction. In , the Marines were the first of the U. S. Armed Services to deploy large ground combat units to South Vietnam. By the end of the year, more .
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Frederick J. William Westmoreland , senior U. The 3, Marines were deployed to secure the U. Three days later, a formal request was submitted by the U. Premier Quat, a mere figurehead, had to obtain approval from the real power, Gen. But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us!