Remembering the Year 1965
Memories of 1965
The first US combat troops arrive in Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers are in Vietnam.
US marines land in the Dominican Republic as fighting persists between rebels and Dominican army (April 28).
France withdraws its Atlantic fleet from NATO.
Rhodesia unilaterally declares its independence from Britain (November 11).
Population: 3.345 billion
Nobel Peace Prize: UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)
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