Coupon Accepted Successfully!

The New Republic of Vietnam

The new republic faced a number of trials. In order to over come all the trials, it set in motion a series of events that turned Vietnam into a battlefield bringing death and destruction to its people as well as the environment.

The earlier regime was soon overthrown by a coup led by Ngo Dinh Diem.

Ngo Dinh Diem

  • Ngo Dinh Diem’s governemnt was a repressive and authoritarian government. Anyone who opposed him was called a communist and was jailed and killed.

  • His dictatorial rule came to be opposed by a broad opposition united under the banner of the National Liberation Front (NLF).

  • The NLF fought for the unification of the country with the help of the Ho Chi Minh government in the north.

  • The US watched this alliance with fear. It started to send in its troops to fight decisively.

US Entry into Vietnam

Test Your Skills Now!
Take a Quiz now
Reviewer Name