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Vietnam War
The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or si...
Vietnam War - Wikipedia
Facebook Slammed For Deleting Iconic Vietnam War Photo
Mark Zuckerberg is coming under criticism after Facebook censored one of the most famous war photographs in history.
33 Sad, Lonely And Tough Images From The Vietnam War
War dominated 30 years of Vietnam’s history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the 1940s did not end until they seized Saigon and control of the wh...
Iconic photos of the Vietnam War
Iconic Vietnam War photos
Terminology of the Vietnam War
Various names have been applied what is known as the Vietnam War. These have shifted over time, although Vietnam War is the most commonly used title in English. It has been variously called the Second...
History of Vietnam
The history of Vietnam is one of the longest continuous histories in the world, with a cultural history of around 25,000 years. Archaeological findings from 1965, still under research, show the remain...
History of Vietnam - Wikipedia
Cochinchina campaign
The Cochinchina campaign (French: Campagne de Cochinchine; Spanish: Expedición franco-española a Cochinchina; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Nam Kỳ; 1858–1862), fought between the French and Spani...
Cochinchina campaign - Wikipedia
Can Vuong
The Cần Vương (Hán tự: 勤王, lit. Aid the King) movement was a large-scale Vietnamese insurgency between 1885 and 1889 against French colonial rule. Its objective was to expel the French and install the...
Can Vuong - Wikipedia
Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang
The Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng (VNQDĐ), also known as the Việt Quốc, the Vietnamese Nationalist Party or the Vietnamese Kuomintang, is a nationalist and moderate socialist political party that sought inde...
Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang - Wikipedia
Yen Bai mutiny
The Yên Bái mutiny was an uprising of Vietnamese soldiers in the French colonial army on 10 February 1930 in collaboration with civilian supporters who were members of the Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng (VNQD...
Yen Bai mutiny - 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
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
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
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 ...
Ba Cut
Lê Quang Vinh (1923 – 13 July 1956), popularly known as Ba Cụt ("Cụt" in Vietnamese is "to cut" which refers to the finger he himself had partially severed; Ba (the number three in Vietnamese) refers ...
Ba Cut - 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
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...
Ngo Dinh Diem - Wikipedia
War in Vietnam (1954-1959)
The 1954 to 1959 phase of the Vietnam War was the era of the two nations. Coming after the First Indochina War, this period resulted in the military defeat of the French, a 1954 Geneva meeting that pa...
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
Viet Cong
The Việt Cộng () was a political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War (1959–1975), and emerged on t...
Viet Cong - Wikipedia
War in Vietnam (1959-1963)
The 1959 to 1963 phase of the Vietnam War started after the North Vietnamese had made a firm decision to commit to a military intervention in the guerrilla war in the South Vietnam, a buildup phase be...
War in Vietnam (1959-1963) - Wikipedia
Strategic Hamlet Program
The Strategic Hamlet Program (Vietnamese: Ấp Chiến lược) was a plan by the governments of South Vietnam and the United States during the Vietnam War to combat the communist insurgency by means of ...
Pham Ngoc Thao
Colonel Phạm Ngọc Thảo (IPA: [fâˀm ŋoˀk tʰa᷉ɔ], [fə̂ˀm ŋoˀk tʰə᷉ɔ]), also known as Albert Thảo (1922–1965), was a communist agent of the Viet Minh (and, later, of the Vietnam People's Army) who infilt...
Pham Ngoc Thao - 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...
Cable 243 - 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
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 ...