Assassination of South Vietnamese leader

(28 words)
  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 2 November, South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem was assassinated. The United States had earlier withdrawn its support. The assassination drew America even further into the Vietnamese conflict.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Assassination of South Vietnamese leader". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5661, accessed 25 July 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. Vietnam War