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[Photos] The Joy and Hardships of Life in 1963 Binh Phuoc

Details Published on Monday, 19 August 2019 16:00 Written by Saigoneer. Binh Phuoc province, located on the Vietnam-Cambodia border and known as two separate provinces Phuoc Long and Binh Loc in the 1960s, was an important site for many battles during the American war. “This is what I am, a machine that …

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[Photos] Travel Through Time to Singapore in the 1960s

Details Published on Monday, 05 August 2019 12:00 Written by Saigoneer. There used to be a time when the sights and people of Saigon and Singapore didn’t look too dissimilar. This compilation of photos taken in Singapore in the 1960s was compiled by Redsvn, showing a national island that was …

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[Photos] Memories of 1966 Saigon in 11 Film Photos

Details Published on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 15:00 Written by Saigoneer. Have you ever wondered why a fascination about old images is encoded in our blood? Tattered family albums, tiny Polaroid shots, a roll of undeveloped film — these have great potential to surprise us with vivid reminders of how …

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[Photos] 23 Photos of Saigon Street Life in 1969-1970

Details Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 11:30 Written by Saigoneer. Free of international-style skyscrapers, Saigon’s urban quarters used to be all red roofs and modernist tube houses in the late 1960s. In these few film photos, US Army veteran D. Hoag recorded a cool and chaotic Saigon when traffic …

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[Photos] The Streets of Cho Lon, as Seen Through Old Postcards

Details Published on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 16:00 Written by Saigoneer. From downtown Saigon, take Tran Hung Dao Boulevard, drive past rows of towering dipterocarp trees, and one will arrive in the colorful quarters of Cho Lon. While some buildings might be gone and packed residential neighborhoods have sprouted from …

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[Photos] The Small-Town Vibes of Quy Nhon Half a Century Ago

Details Published on Monday, 01 July 2019 11:00 Written by Saigoneer. The central coast city has been charming guests for decades with its awe-shucks charisma. While war loomed in the distance with a military base outside the city, Quy Nhon’s citizens enjoyed slow-paced lives with breezes carrying hints of ocean …

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