US intervenes on behalf of French forces in Vietnam. On 27 June, the US sent 35 military advisers to South Vietnam and agreed to aid the anti-Communist government.
Richert, Lucas Paul. "US intervenes in Vietnam". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
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