In this episode: Early domination with Operation Thunder, three years of B52 raids, napalm and Agent Orange drops. The Vietcong Tet Offensive, anti-war demos, the Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy assassinations, My Lai massacre.
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The USA’s fear of communism led American troops to go into Vietnam under Kennedy in 1961. A war fought nightly on TV, it engendered a huge anti-war movement. By 1975, Nixon had resigned and the US was forced to withdraw.