Ngo Dinh Diem


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Ngo Dinh Diem

(ˈŋoʊ ˈdin ˈdyɛm, ˈdzyɛm, ˈnoʊ ˈdin)
n.
1901–1963, president of South Vietnam 1956–63.
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What Lansdale actually accomplished was to avert (temporarily) the overthrow of South Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem.
A dashing champion of counterinsurgency who helped thwart a rebellion in the Philippines and plotted to oust Fidel Castro, Lansdale was present at the creation of South Vietnam in 1954 as an important adviser to Prime Minister (and later President) Ngo Dinh Diem.
Garcia, who was also Secretary of Foreign Affairs, for the Proclamation of the (South) Vietnamese Constitution and first anniversary of the Vietnamese Republic in Saigon (now renamed Ho Chi Minh City) under then late President Ngo Dinh Diem.
South Vietnamese leader Ngo Dinh Diem was arrested and killed just weeks before Kennedy during a US-backed coup.
Vietnam was separated at the 17th Parallel with the northern half governed by the Viet Minh and headed by Ho Chi Minh, while the remainder to the South becoming the State of Vietnam led by Emperor Bao Dai and Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem.
His mastery of the Vietnamese language and extensive work in both American and Vietnamese archives resulted in path-breaking studies on the Ngo Dinh Diem regime.
For yet others, it took hold in 1961 with Kennedy's expansion of military aid to President Ngo Dinh Diem.
Yet none has explained the conflation of Catholic refugees with all Catholics, with all refugees or with staunch supporters of Ngo Dinh Diem.
On an historical level, the novel examines the complexities of South Vietnamese history: the assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu, the self-immolation of the Buddhist monk Venerable Thich Quang Duc as an act of protest against the Diem government's religious oppression, Diem's successors, the Tet Offensive of 1968, the Paris Peace Accords of 1973, the fall of Saigon, and the boat-people experience.
Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and the Fate of South Vietnam, by Edward Miller.
For example, following Vietnam's partition in the wake of France's defeat at Dien Bien Phu in 1954, Ngo Dinh Diem, Vietnam's last non-Communist president, was able to turn to the U.
Fearing arrest, Sary fled to South Vietnam, where he was welcomed by the Ngo Dinh Diem regime and the anti-Sihanouk Khmer Serei movement.