Indo-china: Big Minn: The Patient Conciliator

The man considered most likely to take charge of dismantling the Saigon regime was one of that regime's principal architects: General Duong Van ("Big") Minn. Nearly twelve years ago, Minh helped usher in the period of South Vietnamese history that is now rushing to a close. He and a group of fellow officers began it all by toppling the unpopular, autocratic President Ngo Dinh Diem. If Minh is now chosen to preside over the transfer of effective political power to the Communists, it will be largely for one reason: the past dozen years...

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