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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: "Vietnamization" of War is Dicussed at Meeting Between Nixon and Thieu

June 8, 1969
"Vietnamization" of War is Dicussed at Meeting Between Nixon and Thieu

President Nixon meets South Vietnam's President Nguyen Van Thieu at Midway Island and informs him U.S. troop levels are going to be sharply reduced. During a press briefing with Thieu, Nixon announces "Vietnamization" of the war and a U.S. troop withdrawal of 25,000 men.

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