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  1. Your View: Rick Holmes a " Take down the POW/MIA flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Forty years ago this month, tanks of the army of North Vietnam rolled into downtown Saigon and the last of the Americans flew out. The flags of the defeated government of South Vietnam came down all over what had been suddenly renamed Ho Chi Minh City.

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  2. New lease of life for battlefields of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... Topps, 68, who works now as a boat surveyor and yachtsman in New Jersey on the east coast of the US, returned to Vietnam for the first time this month to revisit places where he fought. He paused on the walk up Hamburger Hill. He had not fought on ...

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  3. 40 years after end of Vietnam War: Let bygones be bygonesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Charlie Ta's parents were boat people who fled Vietnam at the end of the war, when the economy was in a shambles. They fetched up in the Philippines as refugees and eventually settled down in California in the United States.

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  4. Remembering the fall of SaigonRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Journal

    The Fall of Saigon changed the lives of many people 40 years ago in April of 1975 as North Vietnam marched into South Vietnam and took over a country that wasn't fully expecting such rapid change. The event came toward the end of Vietnam War and it was a big change as the country moved to becoming a communist nation.

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  5. A tale of two uncles during the Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... always wanted to fly planes. He participated in a ROTC program in college and joined the Air Force as fighting in Vietnam escalated. He was a lieutenant and navigator on a C-130 cargo plane responsible for dropping supplies to ground forces and ...

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  6. 'Last Days in Vietnam' shows our ragged exit of a warRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    "You never know how things are going to end," says Rory Kennedy, director of the film "Last Days in Vietnam." "By April 1975 there were few good options available."

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  7. Vietnam's last elephants dying due to poaching, deforestationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    The death of a young elephant in the Central Highlands on March 24 became the latest blow to the shrinking elephant population in Vietnam, which has been pushed to the verge of extinction recently. The animal, weighing about 100 kg , was found dead with a large loss of skin, damaged toes and no tail.

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  8. War veterans then, now cannot be compared: My WordRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    In 2015, a number of military anniversaries will be remembered - the end of the Civil War and the War of 1812, the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, and the ongoing World War I centennial. But one that many Americans wouldn't remember is the 50th anniversary of American troops landing in the former Republic of South Vietnam on March 8, 1965 .

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  9. Part of a coastline in Quang Nam Province has been severely eroded. Photo: Hoang SonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Experts are blaming the poorly planned construction of hydropower plants and coastal resorts for the increasing erosion in Hoi An, one of the most loved destinations in Vietnam. At least 50 meters of the coastline have been swallowed by strong waves the past five years, he said, shaking his head.

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  10. Nguyen Thi Thanh Luu poses with her son in the US. Photo courtesy of Nguyen Thi Thanh LuuRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Nguyen Thi Thanh Luu receives dozens of phone calls and messages from young women across Vietnam every week, asking for tips to land an American husband. Everything she knows about love and marriage, she has written in her bestselling book, "Lam dau nuoc My" .

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  11. 1-2-3: Top county staff retiring this summerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Sussex County Administrator John Eskilson said Friday he is retiring July 1 after 11 years as the county's top official. Eskilson confirmed his impending departure to the New Jersey Herald after County Counsel Dennis McConnell and Treasurer Bernard Re, in separate interviews, said they will be retiring on July 1 and Aug. 1, respectively.

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  12. Hanging on until the endRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... bureau. Tuesday, April 29, 3pm. We're 19 hours from communist victory, the fall of Saigon, the actual end of the Vietnam war, and photographer Hugh Van Es is gazing, lazily at first, out the front window of the United Press International bureau. ...

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  13. Fall of Saigon remembered on 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | O-R Online

    Thomas Drewitz is shown as a U.S. Army lieutenant circa 1969 in Bien Hoa at the III Corps Tactical Zone of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

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  14. 'Saigon has fallen' - a reporter's view of Vietnam War's endRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this April 29, 1975, file photo, South Vietnamese civilians try to scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. embassy in Saigon, trying to reach evacuation helicopters as the last Americans departed from Vietnam. More than two bitter decades of war in Vietnam ended with the last days of April 1975.

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  15. Legacies of war connect Vietnam, Tarrant CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Vo Huu Nhan was in his vegetable boat in the floating markets of the Mekong Delta when his phone rang. The caller from the United States had stunning news: A DNA database had linked him to a Vietnam veteran believed to be his father.

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  16. 'Saigon has fallen'a "a reporter's view of Vietnam War's endRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    More than two bitter decades of war in Vietnam ended with the last days of April 1975. Today, 40 years later, Arnett has written a new memoir, ?Saigon Has Fallen,? detailing his experience covering the war for The AP.

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  17. International Guard: How The Vietnam War Changed Guard ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    During that conflict, joining the guard was seen as a way to avoid the draft; during America's recent wars, the guard and reserve made up nearly half the forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. You can trace the transformation of the guard back to the few units from it that did go and fight in Vietnam.

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  18. H-Energy to Build Floating LNG Terminal in West Bengal and CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    Business Standard reported that real estate developer Hiranandani Group plans to set up a INR 2,400 crore floating LNG import terminal off Haldia, West Bengal and supply imported gas to users as far as Paradip in Odisha. H-Energy Pvt Ltd, the Energy arm of the Hiranandani Group, plans to set up a 4 million tons a year floating storage and Re-gasification unit some 115-km off the Haldia coast by first quarter of 2019.

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  19. Road closures cause severe traffic congestion in downtown HCMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

    ... noon on April 26 and April 30, they said. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr. 1, HCMC, Vietnam. Tel: (84-8) 39255738 - Fax: (84-8) 39255901 Email: admin@thanhniennews.com Thanh Nien is the tribune of Vietnam's Youth ...

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  20. If South Vietnam Were Free Today . . . Josh Gelernter 2 hours ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    Forty years after the U.S. abandoned South Vietnam, it's possible that the most universally accepted lie in American history is that America's Indochinese intervention was a bad idea. In most circles it's a truism that Vietnam was a mistake, and few conservatives see it as a point worth arguing.

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