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Document Details


Title: Tran Bach Dang
Local code: OH0007
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (NLFSV) Tran Bach Dang was born in 1925 in the Mekong Delta. He was a member of the Viet Minh and was active against the French during the French-Indochina War. He remained politically active after 1954 and was a founding member of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (NLFSV) aka the Viet Cong. A senior leader, Dang formed the Youth Liberation Association in Saigon in 1961and was made Chairman of the YLA that same year. Dang also became a member of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the NLFSV and led the YLA and other NLF elements in Saigon during Tet Mau Than 1968. Dang currently resides in Vietnam and is still active in journalism and writing. (Interview conducted in Vietnamese). OH0007 - part of the Tran Bach Dang Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Dang, Tran Bach, 1925-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1925
Speaker place of birth: Mekong River Delta, Vietnam; Vietnam; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Journalist; Military personnel; Writer
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025270-27119