Images of The Vietnam War. 1954-1975. Ho Chi Minh. Influences of China and U.S. Limited Aid to Full Commitment. Gulf of Tonkin. American Boys Drafted. Americans bombarded by News. VC— “Looking for Charlie”. Westmoreland Napalm. POWs in Hanoi/ Famous POW. Tet Offensive--1968.
Congress must be notified of any military action taken by a President within 48 hours of deployment of troops
Troops can not remain in action after sixty days without Congressional approval or declaration of war by Congress
Most Presidents consider this unconstitutional and law has not been enforced by Congress in every situation