Browsing: Vietnam war

The war in Vietnam ended abruptly on 30 April 1975.  Saigon surrendered almost without a struggle as North Vietnamese tanks rolled into the city and knocked down the gates of…

In one of the most horrific incidents of violence against civilians during the Vietnam War, a company of American soldiers brutally killed the majority of the population of the South…

The selective weed killer known as “Agent Orange” became notorious for its use in the 1960s during the Vietnam War by US forces to eliminate ground cover which could protect…

1 8 9 0 – 1 9 6 9 Ho Chi Minh was the adopted name of Nguyen Tat Thanh – a North Vietnamese communist politician, prime minister (1954 -…

French Indochina was captured by the Japanese during WWII. After 1945 the French tried unsuccessfully to restore their rule in Vietnam, and in 1954 they were defeated by the Vietnamese…