South Vietnam timeline

  • Strategic Hamlet Program

    In 1961, U.S. advisors in South Vietnam, along with the Diem regime, began the implementation of a plan attempted to isolate rural peasants from... Read more

  • Battle of Ap Bac

    The Battle of Ap Bac was a small-scale battle early in the Vietnam War which resulted in the first major combat victory by the Viet Cong against... Read more