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Vietnam History

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1955 - A message from Emperor Bao Dai's office in Paris announced that he had dismissed Ngo Dinh Diem from the premiership and annulled his powers. The message was never publicly transmitted to the people of South Vietnam.

1968 - The sales volume on the New York Stock Exchange soard based on rumors that U.S. President Johnson would soon announce an end to bombing over North Vietnam. The announcement came on October 31.

Vietnam Quotes

If the communists are willing to lay down their weapons, abandon the communist ideology, and abandon atrocities, they could participate in elections.
- South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu, May 30, 1969

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