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French Tri-Car In Vietnam: 100 Years Ago

Annam 1905 Gabrielle Vasscal Driving Tri-Car. Click to Enlarge

In her book On and Off Duty in Annam (1910) Gabrielle Vassal tells of her and her husband’s rather eventful journey from Nha Trang to Daban in their new Tri-Car.

Not being familiar with the term Tri-Car I was wondering if it would have […]

READERS CORNER: Saigon and Viet Nam at the turn of the century (1900)

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Title: On and Off Duty in Annam (1910)

Subject: Great “turn of the century (1900)” tour of Viet Nam – Travel, Social Life and Customs.

Author: Gabrielle M. Vassal

Review: This is a great read for anyone with an interest in Viet Nam. The book is the travel narrative […]

READERS CORNER: Laugther In The Shadows: A CIA Memoir

Saigon Kid Laurie Methven kindly shares this book her father wrote.

My Dad was CIA for over 27 years; of course I didn’t find out until I was a teenager. At any rate, he has written a book which is on the lighter side of the CIA called *Laughter in the Shadows* and Vietnam […]