Ngo Dinh Diem
Ngô Đình Diệm ( listen;  listen  ;3 January 1901 – 2 November 1963) was the first president of South Vietnam (1955–1963). In the wake of the French withdrawal from Indochina a...
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Ngô
Ngô is a Vietnamese surname. The surname is known as Wu in Chinese (吳 or 吴), Oh in Korean, and Ngov in Khmer.
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Operation Passage to Freedom
Operation Passage to Freedom was a term used by the United States Navy to describe its transportation in 1954–55 of 310,000 Vietnamese civilians, soldiers and non-Vietnamese members of the Frenc...
Operation Passage to Freedom - Wikipedia
1955 State of Vietnam referendum
The State of Vietnam referendum of 1955 determined the future form of government of the State of Vietnam, the nation that was to become the Republic of Vietnam (widely known as South Vietnam). It was ...
1955 State of Vietnam referendum - Wikipedia
1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt
On November 11, 1960, a failed coup attempt against President Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam was led by Lieutenant Colonel Vương Văn Đông and Colonel Nguyễn Chánh Thi of the Airborne Division of the A...
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1962 South Vietnamese Presidential Palace bombing
The 1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing in Saigon was an aerial attack on 27 February 1962 by two dissident Vietnam Air Force pilots, Second Lieutenant Nguyễn Văn Cử and First Lieutenant...
1962 South Vietnamese Presidential Palace bombing - Wikipedia
Buddhist crisis
The Buddhist crisis (Vietnamese: Biến cố Phật giáo) was a period of political and religious tension in South Vietnam between May and November 1963, characterized by a series of repressive acts by ...
Xá Lợi Pagoda raids
The Xá Lợi Pagoda raids were a series of synchronized attacks on various Buddhist pagodas in the major cities of South Vietnam shortly after midnight on 21 August 1963. The raids were executed by the ...
Xá Lợi Pagoda raids - Wikipedia
Cable 243
DEPTEL 243, also known as Telegram 243, the August 24 cable or most commonly Cable 243, was a high-profile message sent on August 24, 1963, by the United States Department of State to Henry Cabot Lodg...
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1963 South Vietnamese coup
In November 1963, President Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam was deposed by a group of Army of the Republic of Vietnam officers who disagreed with his handling of both the Buddhist crisis and the Viet C...
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Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to Australia
The Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to Australia from 2 to 9 September 1957 was an official visit by the first president of the Republic of Vietnam. It was part of a year of travelling for Diem, who ...
Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to Australia - Wikipedia
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing
The 1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing in Saigon was an aerial attack on 27 February 1962 by two dissident Vietnam Air Force pilots, Second Lieutenant Nguyễn Văn Cử and First Lieutenant...
1962 South Vietnamese Independence Palace bombing - Wikipedia
Battle of Saigon (1955)
The Battle for Saigon was a month-long battle between the Vietnamese National Army of the State of Vietnam (later to become the Army of the Republic of Vietnam) and the private army of the Bình Xuyên ...
Huế chemical attacks
The Huế chemical attacks occurred on 3 June 1963, when soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) poured liquid chemicals from tear gas grenades onto the heads of praying Buddhists in Huế,...
Huế chemical attacks - Wikipedia
Joint Communique
The Joint Communiqué was an agreement signed on 16 June 1963 between the South Vietnamese government of Ngô Đình Diệm and the Buddhist leadership during the "Buddhist crisis".
South Vietnam's Budd...
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Geneva Conference (1954)
The Geneva Conference (April 26 – July 20, 1954) was a conference which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, whose purpose was to attempt to find a way to settle outstanding issues on the Korean peninsu...
Geneva Conference (1954) - Wikipedia
Military history of Australia during the Vietnam War
Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War, beginning with a small commitment of 30 military advisors in 1962, increased over the following decade to a peak of 7,672 Australian personnel following the...
Military history of Australia during the Vietnam War - Wikipedia
Reaction to the 1963 South Vietnamese coup
The reaction to the 1963 South Vietnamese coup that saw the arrest and assassination of Ngô Đình Diệm was mixed.
The coup was immediately denounced by the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of...
Reaction to the 1963 South Vietnamese coup - Wikipedia
Arrest and assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem
The arrest and assassination of Ngô Đình Diệm, the president of South Vietnam, marked the culmination of a successful CIA-backed coup d'état led by General Dương Văn Minh in November 1963. On 2 Novemb...
Arrest and assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem - Wikipedia
Hue Vesak shootings
The Huế Phật Đản shootings were the deaths of nine unarmed Buddhist civilians on 8 May 1963, in the city of Huế, South Vietnam, at the hands of the army and security forces of the Catholic fundamental...
Hue Vesak shootings - Wikipedia
Battle for Saigon
The Battle for Saigon was a month-long battle between the Vietnamese National Army of the State of Vietnam (later to become the Army of the Republic of Vietnam) and the private army of the Bình Xuyên ...
Ton That Dinh
Lieutenant General Tôn Thất Đính (20 November 1926 – 21 November 2013), was a retired officer who served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). He is best known as one of the key figures in th...
Ton That Dinh - Wikipedia
State of Vietnam referendum, 1955
The State of Vietnam referendum of 1955 determined the future form of government of the State of Vietnam, the nation that was to become the Republic of Vietnam (widely known as South Vietnam). It was ...
State of Vietnam referendum, 1955 - Wikipedia
Xa Loi Pagoda raids
The Xá Lợi Pagoda raids were a series of synchronized attacks on various Buddhist pagodas in the major cities of South Vietnam shortly after midnight on 21 August 1963. The raids were executed by the ...
Xa Loi Pagoda raids - Wikipedia
McNamara Taylor mission
The McNamara-Taylor mission was a 10-day fact-finding expedition to South Vietnam in September 1963 by the Kennedy administration to review progress in the battle by the Army of the Republic of Vietna...
McNamara Taylor mission - Wikipedia
Krulak Mendenhall mission
The Krulak Mendenhall mission was a fact-finding expedition dispatched by the Kennedy administration to South Vietnam in early September 1963. The stated purpose of the expedition was to investigate t...
Krulak Mendenhall mission - Wikipedia
Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to the United States
Ngô Đình Diệm, the President of South Vietnam, made a state visit to the United States, the main ally of his government, in 1957. Diệm received a glowing welcome and was heaped with praise as a leader...
Ngo Dinh Diem presidential visit to the United States - Wikipedia
Double Seven Day scuffle
The Double Seven Day scuffle was a physical altercation on July 7 (7/7), 1963, in Saigon, South Vietnam. The secret police of Ngô Đình Nhu—the brother of President Ngô Đình Diệm—attacked a...
Double Seven Day scuffle - Wikipedia
First Indochina War
The First Indochina War (generally known as the Indochina War in France, and as the Anti-French Resistance War in contemporary Vietnam) began in French Indochina on 19 December 1946 and lasted until 1...
First Indochina War - Wikipedia