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SAIGON KIDS™ STORIES: MEMORIES OF THE KINH DO THEATER BOMBING

By Deborah Spohr Martins (ACS)

We were all sitting at the dinning room table having dinner, my Mom , Dad , brother, sister and my self,when the bomb went off and shook our house windows. My father who was the assistant manager of ESSO Oil Company,(he was a civilian and always seemed to know […]

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 […]

Kinh Do Theater Research

by Ron Ward

Hi,

I’m doing some research on the Kinh Do Theater bombing and am looking for someone who can describe the inside of the theater to me and other recollections about the bombing and that period of time in Saigon.

I’m not a Saigon Kid, but a researcher for the Joint POW/MIA […]