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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 […]

Slide Show: Memories of Saigon Then and Now

This is the second in a series of slide shows contributed by Pastor Tom Johnson who was assigned to the 3rd Field Hospital (formerly American Community School) as a Chaplin’s Assistant and Medic from 1965 to 1966.

When his son learned he was planning a visit to Viet-nam, in February 2008, he suggested taking pictures […]

Slide Show: Memories of Saigon 1965 and 1966

Pastor Thomas Johnson who was a Chaplin’s Assistant at 3rd Field Hospital from the Fall of 1965 to Spring of 1966 has been kind enough to contribute this slide show of photographs he took while in Saigon.

These pictures will give you an idea of what Saigon was like during the year following the closing […]

Slide Show: Memories of Saigon and Viet-nam

Saigon Kid Steve Pryplesh brings us this awesome slide show presentation.

He got it from and old Army buddy of his. It is quite a collection of pictures of Cap St-Jacques (Vung Tau), Saigon, Cho Lon and other sites around Viet-nam.

They brought back many memories for Steve of 1959-61, 1971-72, and a visit with […]

Bye Bye To Passage Eden in Saigon

In April 2010 demolition began of the old Passage Eden, a central Saigon landmark.

This short video shows areas of the building before all ‘tenants’ were ordered out on April 8th. At least 150 owners of apartments on floors three to five of the est. 1947 French colonial structure are resisting moves by the developer […]