From Cadre To Exile: The Memoirs of a North Vietnamese Journalist
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From Cadre To Exile: The Memoirs of a North Vietnamese Journalist

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Paperback, 202 pages
Published 1995 by Silkworm Books (first published January 1994)
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Roger Burk
This is not a great read. The second half (after the fall of Saigon) is all about the ins and outs of Hanoi palace politics, typical Stalinist Bolshevik infighting and doublecrossing in the name of the Revolution. It is enjoyable only for the most dedicated. Nevertheless, the book is worth reading for the inside look at the North Vietnamese conquest of the South. The author joined the Party at the age of 19 to fight the French, rose to the rank of colonel, then moved over to journalism. In that...more
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Colonel Bùi Tín is a Vietnamese dissident and defector. He was formerly an officer in the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN, a.k.a. NVA), in which capacity he accepted the surrender of retired General Dương Văn Minh (1916-2001), the last President of the Republic of Vietnam, on April 30, 1975 in Saigon. After the war he served as the Vice Editor-in-Chief of the People's Daily (Nhân Dân, the official...more
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