Partial List of References used for Republic of Viet Nam Day Resolution Project Materials

I.- Viet Nam War History

1.- Vietnam War, Wikipedia
2.- Vietnam War, Facts, Battles, Pictures and Video,
3.- Vietnam War History, Article, Pictures, Speeches,
4.- Chiến Tranh Việt Nam, Wikipedia
5.- Việt Nam Cộng Hòa, Miền Nam Việt Nam, Quốc Ca VNCH, Wikipedia
6.- Republic of Vietnam Military Forces, Army of the Republic of Vietnam, Wikipedia
7.- Việt Nam Cộng Sản, Đảng Cộng Sản Việt Nam, Wikipedia
8.- People’s Army of Vietnam (Quân Đội Nhân Dân), Wikipedia
9.- The Fall of Saigon, The end of Vietnam War, Wikipedia
10.- Vietnamese boat people, Làn sóng Người Việt tỵ nạn cộng sản, Wikipedia

II.- The USA and Allied Armies’ and other countries’ involvement in Viet Nam War

1.- Role of the United States in the Vietnam War, The Involvement of the USA in Vietnam War.
2.- Chinese and Soviet involvement in Vietnam, Alphahistory.
3.- China Involvement in the Vietnam War, Information and Facts on the Vietnam War.
4.- China’s Involvement in the Vietnam War, 1964-69 – JSTOR, Chen Jian.
5.- Chinese Support for North Vietnam during the Vietnam War,
6.- The Pro-Saigon (South Vietnam, Republic of Viet Nam) countries’ involvement, Wikipedia.
7.- The Pro-Hanoi (North Vietnamese Communist) countries’ involvement, Wikipedia.
8.- What was Russia and China’s involvement in the Vietnam War?,
9.- Why were Russia and China involved in the Vietnam war?,

  1. The Achievements of the Vietnamese Americans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and other sources.
This is a partial list of notable Vietnamese Americans. To be included on this list, a person must not only be notable in the Vietnamese-American community, but must have also garnered recognition from mainstream America.


  1. Arts and entertainment
  2. Actors
File:Dustin Nguyen 22072007 BKKIFF.jpg

Dustin Nguyen

Maggie Q

  • James Duval – actor, mother is of Vietnamese-French descent



  • Doan Hoang – director and producer of the PBS documentary film about a family in the Vietnam War, Oh, Saigon.
  • Steve Nguyen – director and film producer

Dance group

  • Poreotics ABDC season 5 Champions
    • Matthew “Dumbo” Vinh Quoc Nguyen
    • Charles Viet Nguyen
    • Can Trong “Candy” Nguyen




Literature and journalism

Nhuan Xuan Le

  • Aimee Phan – author of We Should Never Meet[17]
  • Andrew X. Pham – author of Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam (1999)
  • Chau Nguyen – news anchor. First Vietnamese-American to be awarded a regional Emmy-award.
  • Doan Van Toai – author of The Vietnamese Gulag
  • Huynh Sanh Thong – author known for the An Anthology of Vietnamese Poems: From the Eleventh through the Twentieth Centuries
  • Kien Nguyen – author of The Unwanted, a Memoir of Childhood.
  • Lan Cao – former attorney and current law professor, author of Monkey Bridge
  • Le Thi Diem Thuy – Award winning author of the novel, “The Gangster We Are All Looking For”
  • Mong-Lan – college professor and author of Song of the Cicadas[18]
  • Monique Truong– author of the Book of Salt[19]
  • Nguyen Chi Thien – poet and winner of international poetry award in 1985
  • Nguyen Do – poet, editor and translator. Co-author of Black Dog, Black Night Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry (Milkweed, 2008) and Beyond the Court Gate: Selected Poems of Nguyen Trai (Counterpath Press, 2010)
  • Nguyen Qui Duc – essayist and radio producer and author of Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a Vietnamese Family
  • Nhuan Xuan Le – author of numerous Vietnamese Poems & Human Rights activist; author of “Poems by Selected Vietnamese”.[20]
  • Quang X. Pham – author and founder of Lathian Systems, a pharmaceutical promotions company.
  • Stephanie Trong – Jane Magazine executive editor
  • Trinh T. Minh-ha – author, post-colonial scholar, and filmmaker
  • Ut Huynh Cong – photographer. First Vietnamese American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography (1973) and the World Press Award


  • An Quy Nguyen  – Major in the Republic of Vietnam Air Force and a recipient of the United States Distinguished Flying Cross.
  • Elizabeth Pham – first Vietnamese American to become a Fixed Wing Naval Aviator in the U.S. Marine Corps; later deployed to Iraq, becoming part of the first all-female F/A-18 aircrew and flying over 130 combat missions.[28]
  • Hùng Vũ – First Naturalized Vietnamese-born Naval Aviator (June 1987) [21]
  • Hùng Bá Lê – First Vietnamese-American Navy captain. Commands USS Lassen missile guided destroyer.[26]

Politics and law

Viet D. Dinh

Jacqueline H. Nguyen

Science and education


Duong Nguyet Anh

Eugene H. Trinh

Han Dinh

  • Khiem Van Cai, Senior Vice President in charge of Global Mobile Technology MTI
  • Phong Tuong Bui  – computer graphics pioneer. Inventor of Phong reflection model and Phong shading interpolation method


Leta Lindley     Le Cung





  1. Jump up^ [1] “Vietnamese newcomer Ke Huy Quan makes a shrill debut…”
  2. Jump up^ [2] “I was only the first Vietnamese kid in the state…”
  3. Jump up^ [3] “She’s a gorgeous, Hawaiian born, Vietnamese/American actress, a model gone action star in films in Japan and China”
  4. Jump up^ [4] “Vietnamese-American actress, and was born in Saigon, South Vietnam.”
  5. Jump up^ [5] “Like most Vietnamese-Americans, I was going to pursue a career that’s often regarded as bringing honor to the family…”
  6. Jump up^ – CBS 2 KCAL 9 News Team[dead link]
  7. Jump up^ “Van Tieu”. Facebook. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  8. Jump up^ Cindy Adams (April 26, 2013). “Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen, former fiancee of Brian Grazer, unveils her new paintings in SoHo with chef Laurent Tourondel”. New York Post. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  9. Jump up^ “Brian Grazer’s ex-fiancee still sports his diamond ring”. New York Post. September 29, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  10. Jump up^ “Married Eric Schmidt dating concert pianist Chau-Giang Nguyen”. New York Post. September 3, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  11. Jump up^ “Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen, Piano – Tuesday, October 23, 2012”Carnegie Hall. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  12. Jump up^ [6] “CUONG VU is a Vietnamese born jazz trumpeter”
  13. Jump up^ [7] “That is, after all, how the 34-year-old Vietnamese-American refugee became a successful…”
  14. Jump up^ [8] “Dat Phan is actually my real name. It’s actually derived from China, even though I’m Vietnamese”
  15. Jump up^ Vu, Hung. “Chief Technology Officer”VBrick Systems. LinkedIn.
  16. Jump up^ [9] “Nguyen parlayed his ascending reputation and’s buzz into an $850 million merger with”
  17. Jump up^ [10] “Aimee Phan offers her observations as a Vietnamese American…”
  18. Jump up^ UMass Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press
  19. Jump up^ “Monique Truong”. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  20. Jump up^ “Thanh Thanh”. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  21. Jump up^ Kaczor, Bill (Jun 19, 1987). “VIETNAMESE REFUGEE USES PASTA, PERSEVERANCE TO EARN NAVY WINGS”AP News Archive.
  22. Jump up^ “.”. Army Times. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  23. Jump up^ Spc. Chris McKenna, 3rd Brigade Combat Team.“Rakkasans welcome incoming leadership”. The Fort Campbell Courier. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  24. Jump up^ “Military Operations in Afghanistan”. C-SPAN Video Library. December 28, 2010. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  25. Jump up^ Vanden, Tom (December 28, 2010). “Coalition attacks sap key insurgents in Afghanistan”. Usatoday.Com. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  26. Jump up^
  27. Jump up^ “Army Sgt. 1st Class Tung M. Nguyen”Military Times.
  28. Jump up^ “1 Asian Legends”. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  29. Jump up^ “Vietnamese-American Army Captain Builds Military Base in Iraq”. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  30. Jump up^ [11] “Hubert Vo: First Vietnamese American State Legislator in Texas”
  31. Jump up^ [12] “Another notable Vietnamese American dedicated to public service is John Quoc Duong, who serves under President George W. Bush, as executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.”
  32. Jump up^ “.”. Retrieved January 5, 2013.[dead link]
  33. Jump up^ [13] “…led by Jarai-American Kok Ksor…”
  34. Jump up^ [14] “It is the first novel by a Vietnamese-American about the war experience and its aftermath…”
  35. Jump up^ [15]“Jacqueline H. Nguyen of L.A. confirmed to U.S. 9th Circuit Court,” Los Angeles Times. May 7, 2012
  36. Jump up^ “Onetime Vietnam refugee confirmed to be a federal appeals judge”. May 8, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  37. Jump up^ “.” (Press release). Retrieved January 5, 2013.[dead link]
  38. Jump up^ “Biography of Prince Buu Chanh”. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  39. Jump up^ [16] “Orange County voters made Van Tran the highest-ranking Vietnamese American public official in the country this week when they elected him to the state Assembly.”
  40. Jump up^ [17] “Like many Vietnamese immigrants, Dinh’s emotional experience in his homeland steered him toward the Republican Party…”
  41. Jump up^ “Westminster’s Tri Ta is nation’s first Vietnamese American elected mayor” [18]
  42. Jump up^ “Biography of Han Dinh”. April 21, 1993. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  43. Jump up^ “Postal Service Honored With White House Closing the Circle Awards for Biodiesel Fuel…”. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  44. Jump up^ “Phỏng vấn kỹ sư Đinh Trường Hân, người quản lý kỹ thuật của hơn 200,000 xe hơi của bưu điện Mỹ”. September 11, 2006. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  45. Jump up^ Trinh –[dead link]
  46. Jump up^
  47. Jump up^
  48. Jump up^ [19] “Vietnamese-American astronomer”
  49. Jump up^ Vo-Dinh has been ranked No. 43 on a list of the world’s top 100 living geniuses in a survey conducted by Creators Synectics, a global consultants firm “Top 100 living geniuses” (London). October 31, 2007. Retrieved June 19, 2008.
  50. Jump up^ <>
  51. Jump up^ [20] “Growing up as a skinny Vietnamese refuge, Cung Le was an easy target for bullies…”
  52. Jump up^ [21] “Graves, the only Vietnamese-born player in the major leagues, left Saigon when he was only 14 months old.”
  53. Jump up^ [22] “Nguyen and 10 other Vietnamese boys were segregated to one team…”
  54. Jump up^ “New School Pick of the Week: Dat Nguyen – Boxing News”. November 9, 2009. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  55. Jump up^ [23] “Like other Vietnamese players…”
  56. Jump up^ J. C. Tran
  57. Jump up^ [24] “Men Nguyen was born in Vietnam. At age 13 he quit school and began working as a bus driver. In 1978, when he was 24, he and other 87 Vietnamese people escaped from their native country by boat.”
  58. Jump up^ [25] “Such is already the case with Mimi Tran, a Vietnamese émigré…”
  59. Jump up^ “Fight Finder – Nam Phan’s Mixed Martial Arts Statistics”. March 13, 1983. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  60. Jump up^ Yang, Jeff (October 27, 2005). “ASIAN POP All In”The San Francisco Chronicle

IV.- The Vietnamese Americans and the Yellow Flag Movement

1.- The Vietnamese Americans, Người Mỹ gốc Việt,Wikipedia
2.- Yellow Flag Movement, Chiến Dịch Cờ Vàng, Wikipedia
3.- Tôi biết ơn Việt Nam Cộng Hòa, Nguyễn Ngọc Già gửi RFA từ Việt Nam

V.- Some Typical Consequences caused by The Vietnamese Communist Regime

1.- Victims of Communism: live witness from Vietnam, Huỳnh Anh Trí: Light Through Darkness,
2.- Tiếng nói dân oan: VNCH có đất có nhà, chế độ CS cướp đất cướp nhà!, DanLamBao
3.- Human Trafficking in Vietnam, Trafficking in Persons Report 2013(US State Department), Báo Cáo Về Nạn Buôn Người ở VN năm 2013 của Bộ Ngoại Giao HK (Huỳnh Thục Vy dịch), Ủy Ban Bảo Vệ Quyền Làm Người Kêu Gọi LHQ Áp Lực

List of References used for Republic of Viet Nam Day Resolution Project

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