President Kennedy declares U.S. advisors in Vietnam will defend themselves

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 14 February, President John F. Kennedy said that U.S. military advisers in Vietnam would fire if fired upon.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "President Kennedy declares U.S. advisors in Vietnam will defend themselves". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5655, accessed 26 October 2014.]


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  1. Vietnam War