South Vietnamese coup is unsuccessful

South Vietnamese coup is unsuccessful

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  • Unrest In South Vietnam - General Khahn Survives Coup De Etat In Saigon (1965)

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General Khanh escaped to Dalat with the aid of Air Vice Marshal Nguyen Cao Ky, who then threatened to bomb Saigon and the Tan Son Nhut Airport unless the rebel troops were withdrawn. Ky was dissuaded from this by Gen. William Westmoreland, who told Ky that more political instability might have a negative impact on continued U.S. aid.

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