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1. Transitional phase of the war, from a strictly guerrilla war in South Vietnam to a conventional war between the regular army of North Vietnam and the regular Army of the United States in South Vietnam.

2. Open warfare between North Vietnam and the US; commencing with the direct aerial bombing of North Vietnam in August 1964. Followed up by Operation Rolling Thunder in 1965.

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