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EXCHANGING PIASTERS WHEN DEPARTING SAIGON

Submitted by Sandy Hanna (ACS) I am trying to find out if anyone remembers how the exchange of piasters before returning to the States went.

Our military family was in Saigon 1960 to 1962. My brother Tom said that we were getting 70 piasters to the dollar, but on the black market you […]

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. […]

Sandy Says – Meet Me In NYC …

Just wanted to give people a heads up if they are in the New York area: Hofstra University is holding a conference Thursday, Friday & Saturday April 14 – 16th entitled “Into the Sunlight:The Impact of War on the Social Body From the Vietnam Era to the Present.”

There are several of us […]

THE QUEST: Janis and Patricia Bingham

Sandy Hanna is looking for …

“Bob – Does anyone know a family named Bingham. They lived next to the Ambassador house in 1960. We are trying to find Janis and Patricia Bingham. They also had an older sister, probably 8th grade in 1960. If anyone can help, much appreciated. Sandy Hanna”

If anyone […]

Sandy Hanna – Finds Saigon Kids

Sandy Hanna (Tom Hanna’s) sister finds our Blog after Tom sent her a Gecko.

Everyone give Sandy a BIG WELCOME!!!      🙂

Sandy was in Saigon in 1960 and is excited to reconnect with Saigon Kids. Click here to read her comments … and to fill her in on what is going on here.

Great […]