5 Facts About South Vietnam

1. In 1967, South Vietnam held its first elections under the new system.

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2. In 1975, the communists of North South Vietnam launched an offensive in the South, which became known as the Ho Chi Minh Campaign.

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3. State of South Vietnam was created through co-operation between anti-communist Vietnamese and the French government on 14 June 1949.

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4. The term "South Vietnam" became common usage in 1954, when the Geneva Conference provisionally partitioned Vietnam into communist and non-communist parts.

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5. Republic of South Vietnam was proclaimed on 26 October 1955, with Ngo Đinh Diem as its first president, after having briefly served as premier under Emperor Bao Dai who was exiled.

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