1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War

The Gac Ma Incident: A Reminder Of Collective Amnesia

The Gac Ma Incident: A Reminder Of Collective Amnesia
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A nation without a past is a nation without a present or a future.

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How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War

How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War
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Efforts to erase the public memory of a disturbing war On February 17, 1979 [https://www.thevietnamese.org/2022/02/february-17-1979-the-start-of-the-sino-vietnamese-border-war/] , [1] Chinese troops poured south across Vietnam's northern border and launched a bloody invasion of its ideological neighbor. The brief and violent war resulted in tens of thousands of

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From The Sino – Vietnam War To The Ukraine Invasion: Dictators Always Swim In The Same River

From The Sino – Vietnam War To The Ukraine Invasion: Dictators Always Swim In The Same River
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While almost everyone in the world has been holding their breaths and shaking their heads as every step unfolded in Russia’s plot to invade Ukraine, for most Vietnamese it has been an eerie sense of déjà vu. Last week, Vietnam commemorated the date of February 17, marking 43 years

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Vietnam Briefing: Human Rights Watch Says Vietnam Systematically Restricts And Violates Freedom Of Movement

Vietnam Briefing: Human Rights Watch Says Vietnam Systematically Restricts And Violates Freedom Of Movement
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Day to remember: On February 17, 1979, hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops crossed Vietnam’s northern border and launched a bloody invasion [https://www.thevietnamese.

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February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War

February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War
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What happened? On this day in 1979 [https://thediplomat.com/2017/02/the-bitter-legacy-of-the-1979-china-vietnam-war/] , [1] hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops poured across Vietnam’s northern border launching a bloody invasion of its ideological bedfellow. The conflict lasted for nearly a month, from February 17 to March 1979. While Chinese troops

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