Assassination of South Vietnamese leader (28 words)

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
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  • 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 The United States had earlier withdrawn its support.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.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Assassination of South Vietnamese leader". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5661, accessed 14 December 2017.]


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  1. Vietnam War

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