Viet Cong

Events in South Vietnam in 1959 and 1960. In 1959 the Communist form the National Liberation Front to led the resistance to Diem regime in South Vietnam. With arms and support now coming from the North Vietnamese Government, the Viet Cong revolt in the South grows. Corruption with the South Vietnam Government extends to the President.s brother. The first army coup against takes place. Events in Laos up to 1960 as a civil war breaks out.

To be published on Saturday 11th September