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America’s South Vietnamese friends were democratic only in name, and the government in Saigon was notoriously corrupt — just like Western-backed Afghan governments over the past two decades.
Little Saigon, in City Heights, for example, has gotten more attention over the past decade, he said.San Diego’s Vietnamese Community Is Booming – and Wants Redistricting to Show it|Maya Srikrishnan|August 18, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Though I was born two years after the fall of Saigon in southern California, I inherited the grief that my family carried.
They still remember hearing the news that Saigon had fallen, whether they were among the crowds at the American embassy, at the Tan Son Nhat airport trying to board an overcrowded flight, or at a refugee camp in the Philippines sitting by the radio.
He witnessed the fall of Saigon in 1975, two years before his retirement, he said.This man mistakenly left his wallet in Antarctica. Some 53 years later, he got it back.|Cathy Free|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
“When things started to quiet down, my mom put all of us in the car and started to drive to Saigon,” says Carina.
On April 30, 1975, American troops withdrew from Saigon as the city fell to the North Vietnamese.
A few days later, on April 30, General Duong Van Minh surrendered to the Viet Cong and the Fall of Saigon was complete.
More than a decade after she left her mother behind in Saigon, Carina returned to Vietnam to help bring her parents to America.
How could her mother have known what lay ahead as she drove her children into the heart of Saigon on April 29, 1975?
One morning news reached us that a considerable portion of the French contingent had been dispatched for service in Saigon.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
So he started doggedly southward again, stopping at Saigon and Bangkok and Singapore.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
There are English policemen in Shanghai, and cafs in Saigon.The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe|Ernest Young
It is so here, it is so in Saigon, and would be so on a desert island.Winged Wheels in France|Michael Myers Shoemaker
What he did get, except a bloomin' old dagger, was stolen from him in Saigon.A Crime of the Under-seas|Guy Boothby
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Cultural definitions for Saigon
City in southern Vietnam; capital of South Vietnam from 1954 to 1975.