(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

1956-1957 - Diệm uses emergency powers to crackdown on Việt Minh; Communist insurgent activity in South Việt Nam begins

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Title

1956-1957 - Diệm uses emergency powers to crackdown on Việt Minh; Communist insurgent activity in South Việt Nam begins

Description

In 1956-1957, Ngô Đinh Diệm uses emergency powers to crackdown on Việt Minh suspects and other dissidents in South Việt Nam. Meanwhile, Communist insurgent activity in South Việt Nam begins, with the decision to organize thirty-seven armed companies in the Mekong Delta (southern Việt Nam). During 1957, guerillas assassinate more than four hundred minor South Vietnamese officials.

Date

1956-01-01/1957-12-31

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Citation

“1956-1957 - Diệm uses emergency powers to crackdown on Việt Minh; Communist insurgent activity in South Việt Nam begins,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed October 24, 2018, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/19.