Category Archives: Vietnam war

Merit of late President Ngo Dinh Diem for Vietnam

Ngô Đình Diệm was born on January 3, 1901, in Đại Phong village, Lệ Thủy district, Quảng Bình province, Vietnam. He was born into a family of mandarins in the Nguyễn dynasty. His father, Ngô Đình Khả, served as the Minister of State (a top-ranking official) in the Nguyễn court. In 1913, at the age […]

The 81st Airborne Commando Battalion and great battles

The 81st Airborne Commando Battalion, often abbreviated as BCND/BCD (Biệt cách Dù in Vietnamese), was a special forces unit and one of the four elite forces of the Republic of Vietnam Military Forces (ARVN). The other three elite forces were the Airborne, Rangers, and Marine Corps. The battalion was under the direct command of the […]

South Vietnamese Armed Forces Day (19/6) – A Celebration of Valor and Patriotism

In the Republic of Vietnam, the annual Armed Forces Day was a momentous occasion that celebrated the bravery and sacrifices of the Armed Forces in defending the nation’s freedom and sovereignty. From the bustling streets of Saigon to military bases across the country, this day was marked by a series of vibrant events and activities […]

A Comprehensive Analysis of President Nguyen Van Thieu and the Vietnamization Policy

President Nguyen Van Thieu, a steadfast defender of South Vietnam’s freedom and sovereignty, faced an array of challenges during his tenure. A crucial policy implemented under his leadership was the Vietnamization of the war effort. This article will provide a comprehensive analysis of the challenges, achievements, and enduring legacy of President Thieu’s Vietnamization policy while honoring the heroic efforts of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldiers.

The Tet Offensive: A Turning Point in the Vietnam War and a Testament to the Resilience of the ARVN

Introduction The Tet Offensive, also known as the General Offensive and Uprising of Tet Mau Than, was a major turning point in the Vietnam War. This pivotal event not only changed the course of the conflict but also demonstrated the resilience and determination of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) in the face […]