President Ngo Dinh Diem

President Ngo Dinh Diem

February 27,   1962: NGO DINH DIEM SURVIVES COUP ATTEMPT  -    South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem survives another coup attempt when Republic of Vietnam Air Force pilots Lieutenants Pham Phu Quoc and Nguyen Van Cu try to kill him and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu by bombing and strafing the presidential palace.

February 27, 1962: NGO DINH DIEM SURVIVES COUP ATTEMPT - South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem survives another coup attempt when Republic of Vietnam Air Force pilots Lieutenants Pham Phu Quoc and Nguyen Van Cu try to kill him and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu by bombing and strafing the presidential palace.

October 26, 1955  Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam to be a republic with himself as its President and forms the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

October 26, 1955 Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam to be a republic with himself as its President and forms the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

Ngo Dinh Diem, Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam

Ngo Dinh Diem, Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam

sixpenceee:  “ The Self-Immolating Monk In 1963, the Buddhist majority in South Vietnam had reached their breaking point in the growing tensions under the repressive Catholic regime of President Ngo Dinh Diem.  In May of that year, Buddhists had...

sixpenceee: “ The Self-Immolating Monk In 1963, the Buddhist majority in South Vietnam had reached their breaking point in the growing tensions under the repressive Catholic regime of President Ngo Dinh Diem. In May of that year, Buddhists had...

Biography.com presents Ngo Dinh Diem, former president of Vietnam, who was assassinated on the eve of the Vietnam War.

Biography.com presents Ngo Dinh Diem, former president of Vietnam, who was assassinated on the eve of the Vietnam War.

Little Saigon is set to honor Ngo Dinh Diem, the first president of the Republic of South Vietnam.

Little Saigon is set to honor Ngo Dinh Diem, the first president of the Republic of South Vietnam.

The Lost Mandate of Heaven: The American Betrayal of Ngo Dinh Diem, President of Vietnam by Geoffrey Shaw http://www.amazon.com/dp/1586179357/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_avLfxb0VBACTZ

The Lost Mandate of Heaven: The American Betrayal of Ngo Dinh Diem, President of Vietnam by Geoffrey Shaw http://www.amazon.com/dp/1586179357/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_avLfxb0VBACTZ

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