Friday, April 30, 2010

Remembering The Fall Of Saigon

Vietnam Re-Enacts Fall Of Saigon To Mark 35th Anniversary Of War's End -- USA Today

Vietnam today marked the 35th anniversary of the Communist victory in the Vietnam War with a grand military parade through the former Saigon and a re-enactment of North Vietnamese tanks crashing through the gates of the presidential palace.

While official speeches touted the liberation of the country, the Associated Press reports, the government basked more in their economic achievements that in the historic military defeat of the United States.

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More News On The 35th Anniversary Of The Fall Of Saigon

Vietnam celebrates 35th anniversary of war's end -- AP
Vietnam re-enacts fall of Saigon to mark war milestone -- BBC
Vietnam, 35 years on -- New York Post
Vietnam 35th Anniversary -- ABD News (Photos)
Six More Names Added to Vietnam Wall -- US News & World Report
Saigon’s Fall, 35 Years Later -- Ling Dinh, New York Times opinion
Fall of Saigon revisited -- Washington Times editorial

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