Interview with Tran Van Nhut, 1981
General Tran Van Nhut discusses the effects of the Paris Peace Agreement, Watergate, and the withdrawal of American troops on South Vietnam. He describes the Souths continued efforts to thwart the North at the end of the War. Finally, he recounts the surrender of General Minh in 1975 and describes life under Communist rule in Vietnam.
Adverse effects of the Paris Agreement on Vietnam
Interview with General Nhut.
Saigon's loss of presidential support after Watergate
America's failure to adequately supply the South Vietnamese Army
The U.S. Army's wasteful fighting methods
Limitations placed on the South Vietnamese by the Paris Agreement
Methods of Communist coercion to enlist
Communists strengthen forces in the South after the Paris Agreement
Tran Van Nhut.
Soldiers' falling confidence after Ban Me Thuot and Phuoc Long losses
Lack of global support for South Vietnam
Soldiers and civilians panic during evacuation
The Battle of Phan Rang
General Minh's surrender and the evacuation of officers
Life in Vietnam under Communist rule
Inconsistent policies of the United States