Assassination of South Vietnamese leader (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.4.1: Thai, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Laos Writing and Culture.


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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 The United States had earlier withdrawn its support.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.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Assassination of South Vietnamese leader". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]

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  1. Vietnam War