On 27th January 1973 the Paris Peace Accords were signed, bringing an end to the US involvement in the Vietnam War, one in which they had lost 58,000 soldiers. Description from seebetterlear.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
There were 5 U.S. Presidents during its involvement in the Vietnam War. They were: 1. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) After the Geneva Accords were signed between the French and Communist Viet Minh leading to a partition of Vietnam, Eisenhower decided to create the South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) with the purpose of stopping communist... Continue reading
Abandoned In Place - “Abandoned in Place” provides a snapshot of the Vietnam POW/MIA issue. From the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, in January 1973, ending American involvement in the war in Southeast Asia to the "dysfunctional" POW/MIA accounting effort of 2014. With the period 1980 -1981 a clear line in the sand. As the U.S. government refocused its efforts from the rescue of surviving POWs to the recovery of remains.
Last Days of the Vietnam War & the Paris Peace Accords
A newspaper by the New York Times on the cease-fire in Vietnam. I'm inferring that this resolution was a great moment for the people of that time to hear of the cease-fire. How did this news first get out, and how did political leaders feel about the news?