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Vietcong
communist guerrillas in the south
Guerrilla warfare
non-government individual rebel fighting
Khmer Rouge
communist party in Cambodia
Vietminh
Communist party and military in North Vietnam
The Silent Majority
Nixon appealed to them to put down the anti-war movement
Diem
leader of south Vietnam until 1963
My Lai
south vietnamese village destroyed by americans
Thieu
Leader in the South after 1967
Gen. Westmoreland
US military commander in Vietnam
Henry Kissenger
Nixon's NSA and Secretary of State
George Wallace
segregationist pres candidate in 68
Robery McNamara
JFK and LBJs secretary of defense
Kennedy
military advisors and overthrow of Diem
Truman
refused to recognize independence of Vietnam from France after WWII
Nixon
Vietnamization and widening the war in Cambodia and Laos
Eisenhower
refused to sign the geneva accords and gave aid and advisors to south vietnam
Johnson
Operation Rolling thunder and pacification