Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 30th – Remembering Vietnam 1957 The Viet Cong, the communist guerrillas in South Vietnam, begin to rebel against government of President Ngo Dinh Diem. U.S. sends first military advisers to help South Vietnam. 1963 (Nov. 1)South Vietnamese military overthrows Diem’s government in CIA-backed … Continue reading

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If South Vietnam Were Free Today . . .

Look at the rest of East Asia and imagine what South Vietnam could have been. April 30 will be the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Forty years after the U.S. abandoned South Vietnam, it’s possible that the … Continue reading

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Letter from The Vietnamese American Community of Northern California to San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo

CỘNG ÐỒNG VIỆT NAM- BẮC CALIFORNIA VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 1141 E. William St, San Jose CA 95116- 408-242-4056,408-224-4800, –  ID C2116650 ——————————————————————- Honorable Mr. Sam Liccardo,  San Jose City Mayor Dear Mayor, First, on behalf of VietNamese-American Community-Northern California, We sincerely send … Continue reading

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Texas Vietnamese American to Protest Against Communist Vietnam

April 30th marks the fall of South Vietnam to North Communists. This a a day of sorrow to 14 millions of South Vietnamese since their freedom, civil and human rights were lost. Since that day, more than one million risked … Continue reading

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Veterans of the Vietnam War remember the fall of Saigon as 40th anniversary nears

By LOUIS LLOVIO Richmond Times-Dispatch Chot Duong was a 30-year-old captain in the Republic of Vietnam’s air force on April 30, 1975, when Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese.

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Remembering the fall of Saigon

On April 30, 1975, Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, fell to North Vietnamese forces, effectively marking the end of the Vietnam War.

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Victims of Injustice risk their lives to save properties in Long An

Danlambao * Translated by Như Ngọc – Twelve victims of injustice were arrested after risking their lives to make a brave resistance against a forced eviction and caused serious injuries to at least 20 local police. The incident occurred on … Continue reading

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Vietnam War: Little Saigon residents watch their history on screen “Ride the Thunder”

‘Ride the Thunder’ recalls heroics of U.S. and South Vietnamese fighters who held off a Communist invasion These have been days of remembrance in Little Saigon with the screening of two films looking back at the Vietnam War at a … Continue reading

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