Vietnam. Government/History 354 Campbell University. Location. Vietnam is surrounded by China to the north; Laos, Cambodia and the Gulf of Siam to the west; and the Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea to the east . . Characteristics.
Vietnam is surrounded by China to the north; Laos, Cambodia and the Gulf of Siam to the west; and the Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea to the east.
Vietnamese child in Thailand, 1980
Nguyen Tan Dung was elected P.M. in 2006 at the age of 56.
China is Vietnam’s primary import partner.
Ho Chi Min City in the rain. Tourism has become a significant source of income.
Vietnam’s beaches are among the most beautiful in the world.
Upper Red River delta looking toward Yunnan Province, China.
Hue City Gate
A celebration of the Trung sisters’ revolt.
Cham towers between Hue and Danang
Alexander de Rhodes
Stamp issued in 1943 honoring Francis Garnier.
He received the Victoria medal for his exploration of the Mekong.
Phan Boi Chau was arrested in 1925.
Ho Chi Minh
Vo Nguyen Giap 1911
Giap & Ho Chi MInh
Douglas A-26 Intruder
Fairchild C-119 Boxcar
Douglas C-47 Dakota
Bao Dai in Paris
Pres. Dwight Eisenhower, Sec. of State John Foster Dulles and Pres. Ngo Dinh Diem.
The AC-130 was developed to interdict the Ho Chih Minh Trail
North American Aviation
Thich Quang Duc
Self Immolation Saigon,1963
Republic F-105 Thunderchief
864, 000 tons of bombs were dropped on NVN during Rolling Thunder.
Saigon Police Chief executes Viet Cong Captain
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Wingspan 185 feet
South Vietnamese aircraft napalm the wrong target
Vietnamese escape Saigon as it falls.
Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho won Nobel Prize in 1973.
Ho Chih Minh died in 1969. Giap is still alive.
Jane Fonda said she’s sorry for supporting the enemy on her 1972 trip to Hanoi.