With the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in January the United States ended its direct involvement in the Vietnam War. In North Vietnam began offensive operations against South Vietnam. The Vietnam War ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.
January 27, 1973: President Nixon signs the Paris Peace Accords, ending direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The North Vietnamese accept a cease fire. But as U.S. troops depart Vietnam, North Vietnamese military officials continue plotting to overtake South Vietnam.
The Paris Peace Accords of January 1973 intended to establish peace in Vietnam and an end to the It ended direct U. military combat, and temporarily stopped the fighting between North and South Vietnam.