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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Ben Shephard examines the comparisons between American Vietnam veterans and Soviets who served in Afghanistan

The last Vietnamese emperor was born on October 22nd, 1913.

Volume: 63 Issue: 10 2013

Though UK governments rejected US requests to send troops to Vietnam, Britain did not stay out of the war, says Marc Tiley.

Volume: 63 Issue: 12 2013

Richard Cavendish remembers the attempted coup against the president of South Vietnam, Ngo Dinh Diem, in 1960.

Volume: 60 Issue: 11 2010

Vietnamese troops faced little resistance when they entered Cambodia's capital on January 7th, 1979.

Volume: 59 Issue: 1 2009

Viv Sanders takes issue with some all too common assumptions.

Issue: 61 2008

Kendrick Oliver revisits the scene of a massacre that became a watershed in public perceptions of the Vietnam war.

Volume: 56 Issue: 2 2006
Jessica Harrison-Hall introduces the upcoming exhibition of Vietnamese art at the British Museum.
Volume: 52 Issue: 6 2002

Peter Riddick looks at the way oral history can add another perspective to our understanding of situations and events.

Issue: 22 1995

Ben Shephard examines the comparisons between American Vietnam veterans and Soviets who served in Afghanistan

Volume: 39 Issue: 7 1989

Glen Barclay considers how far Australian intervention in Vietnam marked a watershed in the country's willingness to send its troops abroad to fight for distant but powerful allies.

Volume: 38 Issue: 2 1988

Melanie Billings-Yun investigates President Eisenhower's motives and methods in the spring of 1954, when French collapse in Indochina brought pressures for direct American intervention against Communism.

Volume: 38 Issue: 11 1988

Lost illusions and gung-ho patriotism have both featured prominently in Hollywood’s reaction to the Vietnam War, but not to date some of the more unpleasant aspects of the conflict.

Volume: 37 Issue: 4 1987

Ralph Smith assesses the material available on the conflict in South-East Asia.

Volume: 34 Issue: 10 1984

Vietnam's present-day expansionism in Indo-China is not a recent phenomenon but has roots in its pre-colonial past argues Milton Osborne.

Volume: 30 Issue: 4 1980

'Ho, Ho, Ho Chi Minh' was the chant of radicals in the 1966s and 1970s, idolising the Communist leader who led Vietnam's Revolutionary struggle first against French colonialism and then against the United States' involvement in Vietnam. An article by Milton Osborne.

Volume: 30 Issue: 11 1980

Patrick Turnbull writes that the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, which opened on March 3rd, 1954, and continued until early May, marked the end not only of French, but of European hegemony in Asia.

Volume: 29 Issue: 4 1979

The connexions of the French with Vietnam began in the eighteenth century; D.R. Watson describes how their legacy was passed to the United States in 1954.

Volume: 20 Issue: 8 1970

K.G. Tregonning traces the path of Mongol conquest to a lesser studied destination - the ancient kingdoms of the Indo-Chinese and Malayan peninsulas.

Volume: 7 Issue: 3 1957

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