Category Archives: North Vietnamese

Attack on Camp Holloway

Pleiku area and Engineer Hill “The attack on Camp Holloway occurred during the early hours of February 7, 1965, in the early stages of the Vietnam War. Camp Holloway was a helicopter facility constructed by the United States Army near … Continue reading

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Nha Trang

“Nha Trang Air Base (IATA: NHA, ICAO: VVNT) is a Vietnam People’s Air Force (VPAF) (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield in Vietnam. It is located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) northwest of Nha Trang in Khánh Hòa Province. … The … Continue reading

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South Vietnamese Propaganda

“The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war was fought between North Vietnam- supported by the Soviet … Continue reading

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Vietnam A Television History: Tet 1968

“The year 1968 was to be a new year for US efforts in Vietnam. Reports from the Embassy said that they were winning the ground war but American TV reports were showing a different picture altogether. The Tet offensive showed … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s South Korean Ghosts

A Korean soldier during an assault near Bong Son, Vietnam. “The residents of Ha My, a village in central Vietnam, can tell many vivid stories about their war ghosts — their ‘invisible neighbors,’ in the words of the local Taoist … Continue reading

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America’s Enemy: 1957-1967

A strategic air command B-52 bomber with externally mounted, 750-pound bombs heads toward its target about 56 miles northwest of Saigon near Tay Ninh on November 2, 1965. “… The first years of involvement by US combat troops is seen … Continue reading

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LBJ Goes to War: 1964-1965, America Takes Charge: 1965-1967

“… When LBJ became President there were some 16,000 advisers in South Vietnam and some of those were involved in combat. The President’s main concern at the time was the war on poverty and the building of what he called … Continue reading

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