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1965 - SAC B-52s were used for the first time to bomb in South Vietnam. The target was a Viet Cong concentration in Binh Duong Province northwest of Saigon.

1966 - General William Westmoreland sent a troop request to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The request was for an increase in troops by 111,588 men.

1972 - The North Vietnamese siege of An Loc was lifted.

Vietnam Quotes

The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles.
- Henry Kissinger, Wall Street Journal, March 11, 1985

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