Kennedy and Vietnam

Events in South Vietnam and Laos in 1961. A biography of American President Kennedy who comes into office in 1961. He would greatly expand the level of American military support for the Government of South Vietnam, the number of American military servicemen in the country would increase to sixteen thousand, many of them were in combat support roles. Also the story of the development of the Ho Chin Minh trail which would be used to transfer men and weapons from North Vietnam to the South.

To be published on Saturday 18th September.