Flashcards in End of Vietnam War Deck (34)
1. Which president replaced LBJ in January, 1969?
2. What was his policy of removing US troops and replacing them with South Vietnamese troops called?
3. The South Vietnamese army had 82,000 soldiers in 1968. How big was it by 1970?
4. What was the 1972 Viet Cong attack on the South called?
The Spring Offensive
5. During Operation Linebacker 1 between May and October 1972, how many tonnes of bombs were dropped on North Vietnam?
6. In 1970 Nixon started SALT talks with the USSR to limit nuclear weapons. What does SALT stand for?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
7. Which two countries did Nixon visit in 1972 in a bid to put pressure of North Vietnam to end the war?
USSR and China
8. Which country did the USA invade in March 1969, in Operation Menu, in an attempt to destroy Communist help for the VC?
9. What was the name of the Communist group in this country under the leadership of Pol Pot?
10. What was the name given to the operation to invade Laos in February 1971 which ended in disaster and defeat for the South Vietnamese army?
Operation Lam Son 719
11. What John Lennon song was adopted by the peace movement in 1969?
Give peace a chance
12. What percentage of TV reports showed dead or wounded people?
13. How many people watched the shocking images of the execution of a VC soldier live on US TV?
14. What was Ronald Haeberle famous for?
Photographing the dead at My Lai
15. Which famous boxer burnt his draft card?
16. How many students at Berkeley, Yale and Stanford Universities protested against the Vietnam war in 1968?
17. After 4 student were killed at Kent State University, how many students went on strike?
18. Finish this chant.. Hey, Hey LBJ??.
How many kids did you kill today?
19. What was the name of shops opened for anti-war, ex-servicemen to get coffee and doughnuts?
20. In 1970 there were 209 fraggings? What is fragging?
Killing your own officer
21. Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland and Fred Gardner were famous actors. What did they set up to protest against the war?
The FTA tour (Free the Army roadshow)
22. What did the VVAW stand for?
Vietnam Veterans Against the War
23. What was the name given to the investigations held in Detroit in December 1970 about US atrocities in Vietnam?
Winter Soldier Investigations
24. What was the name of the hearings set up in 1971 to try and find a way out of Vietnam?
25. What was the name of the VVAW ex-soldier who gave the most famous evidence at these hearings?
26. What was the name of the disabled ex-soldier who became a campaigner against war?
27. What was the name of the scandal which ended in Nixon's resignation?
28.Where did peace talks start in May 1968 and lasted until January 1973?
29. Which two men had secret meetings for three years between 1969 and 1972?
Kissinger and Tho