Johnson offers military aid to South Vietnam

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_WdWLmYikQ
"Vietnam: A Television History: America's Mandarin: 1954-1963" (LBJ @ 22:48)

(Friday, May 12, 1961) — U.S. Vice President Lyndon Johnson told South Vietnam’s National Assembly today the United States was ready immediately to help South Vietnam increase its 150,000-man regular military forces by a substantial number.

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