Vietnam War – Part I. French Reoccupation to JFK. French Indo-China. French Indo-China (Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos) had been part of the French Empire since the late 19 th century
French Reoccupation to JFK
June 11, 1963, Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk from Vietnam, burned himself to death at a busy intersection in downtown Saigon to bring attention to the repressive policies of the Catholic Diem regime that controlled the South Vietnamese government at the time. Photograph by Malcolm Browne.