Ngo Dinh Diem was truly a fascist. I lived here throughout the Ngo Dinh Diem period. And I realized that Diem wanted to become another king. Formerly Diem had been a high court mandarin. For example, Diem’s family, which lived hear the Phai Cam bridge here in Hue, forced all the intellectuals, bureaucrats, and university professors to wear ancient garb to come to the courtyard every year on the occasion of Tet and (unreadable) there, chanting New Year’s wishes and Long Life to Ngo Dinh Diem, his mother and other members of his family.
His mother was sitting on a golden, .
I don’t know how cruel Hitler was, but I can certainly say that there were no crimes against human beings which resembled the crimes committed by the Diem regime here during the post-Hitler era. As far as religious freedoms were concerned, Ngo Dinh Thuc, Diem’s brother and the archbishop in charge
Writer Hoang Phu Ngoc Tuong describes the events of the Hue uprising. While he recalls that it was considered a victory, he notes that the Americans retaliated harshly. Hoang Phu Ngoc Tuong describes the “Nine Tunnels” where communist supporters were held and states that Ngo Dinh Diem forced all Buddhists to convert to Catholicism. This led to the Buddhist uprising and citywide protests, which eventually led to the end of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime.