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SAIGON UNDERGROUND THEATER?

I always referred to the theater we took the bus from in front of the PX as the underground theater. It was a bomb shelter like thing that you went through a store front to get to and then down a ramp into a theater. […]

50TH ANNIVERSARY: AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL SAIGON CLOSING AND EVACUATION OF AMERICAN DEPENDENTS

Submitted by Jim Cooper (ACS)

Evacuation at Tan Son Nhut. Jim, Tom and Mrs. Cooper. Circa February 11, 1965. Jim Cooper Collection. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE.

For many of us, this particular February 8th (2015) is the 50th anniversary of our Evacuation from Saigon — an exciting, nostalgic, and formative event which capped off […]

Do You Remember Saturday At The Movies

I’m sure we all recall, from the days of our youth, spending Saturday afternoons at the movies when we were younger. As we moved into our teens – Saturday nights at the movie theater was a place we could meet up with our friends (and, hopefully our latest *crush*). Ahh … those sweet memories of pop corn, candy and soda pop while sitting in the back row holding hand (or as the famous song from those by-gone days said, ” … hugging and kissing with …. ” ) as we watched the News Reels (like we really cared about those – lol ), then the cartoons (they were great), and finally the featured movie would appear on the BIG screen as the music sound track echoed through the theater – mesmerizing us into worlds of fantasy, adventures and entertainment.

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The Mariah Project Secret Documents Reveal Truth About Capital Kinh Do Theater Bombings

Have you ever wondered what “really” happened concerning the Capital Kinh Do Theater bombings? Or, the Pershing Field Sports Stadium bombing? Or, the U.S. Embassy bombing? Or, the Floating Restaurant bombing? Or, the many, many other bombings and terrorist acts that took place in Saigon and Viet-nam?

Once again Kathy’s continuing research has paid off concerning events that took place while many of us were in Saigon.

Her latest find on the Internet is “The Study of the Use of Terror by the Viet Cong” The Mariah Project (MAC/SOG).

This is a 41 page “Secret” report and study outlining Viet Cong acts of terror throughout Viet-nam during the period of 1957 though early 1966. The study was completed as part of the Phoenix Project.

It includes detailed information about the Pershing Field bombing, U.S. Embassy bombing and the Capital Kinh Do Theater bombings. As well as, many other events. Continue reading The Mariah Project Secret Documents Reveal Truth About Capital Kinh Do Theater Bombings

Kinh Do Theater Bombing

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I’m a newbie to the site—was a youngster during ’62 (4th or 5th grade…!) I remember my family and I trying to go to the Kinh Do Theater to see a show after having dinner at the Brinks BOQ. We met the school superintendent and his wife coming up the stairs and we […]