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(UPDATE) SAIGON KID SANDY HANNA’S BOOK PUBLISHED – The Ignorance of Bliss: An American Kid in Saigon

Admin Note: Sandy’s book is now ready for purchase on January 15th and thereafter. Grab your copy today. Pre-release orders are being taken. If you pre-order today it will be shipped on the official release date (January 15th).

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Submitted by Sandy Hanna […]

EXCHANGING PIASTERS WHEN DEPARTING SAIGON

Submitted by Sandy Hanna (ACS) I am trying to find out if anyone remembers how the exchange of piasters before returning to the States went.

Our military family was in Saigon 1960 to 1962. My brother Tom said that we were getting 70 piasters to the dollar, but on the black market you could […]

SAIGON UNDERGROUND THEATER?

I always referred to the theater we took the bus from in front of the PX as the underground theater. It was a bomb shelter like thing that you went through a store front to get to and then down a ramp into a theater. […]

Sandy Says – Meet Me In NYC …

Just wanted to give people a heads up if they are in the New York area: Hofstra University is holding a conference Thursday, Friday & Saturday April 14 – 16th entitled “Into the Sunlight:The Impact of War on the Social Body From the Vietnam Era to the Present.”

There are several of us Saigon […]

THE QUEST: Janis and Patricia Bingham

Sandy Hanna is looking for …

“Bob – Does anyone know a family named Bingham. They lived next to the Ambassador house in 1960. We are trying to find Janis and Patricia Bingham. They also had an older sister, probably 8th grade in 1960. If anyone can help, much appreciated. Sandy Hanna”

If anyone has […]