Republican U.S. president who accepted requests for ground troops in Vietnam.
John F. Kennedy
35th American president who suplied the South Vietnamese with weapons.
American general who commanded U.S. troops at the height of the war.
General Paul Harkins The commander of U.S. forces in South Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh
A Vietnamese Comunist and revolutionary leader.
Ngo Dinh Diem
Anti comunist statesmen who refused to ally whith Ho Chi Minh.
Nguyen Van Thieu
Military general who later served as president of South Vietnam.
Vo Nyugen Giap , the North Vietnamese senior military commander