Vietnam War who’s who

This Vietnam War who’s who contains biographical summaries of significant individuals, political and military leaders involved in the struggle for Vietnam. These biographies have been written by Alpha History authors. If you would like to suggest material for this section, please contact Alpha History.

Ho Chi Minh
Le Duan
Le Duc Tho
Pham Van Dong
Ton Duc Thang
Vo Nguyen Giap

South Vietnamese

Bao Dai
Duong Van Minh
Le Van Vien
Madame Nhu
Ngo Dinh Diem
Ngo Dinh Nhu
Ngo Dinh Thuc
Nguyen Cao Ky
Nguyen Van Thieu
Nguyen Ngoc Loan


Creighton Abrams
McGeorge Bundy
William Calley
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Gerald Ford
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Henry Kissinger
Robert McNamara
Richard M. Nixon
Dean Rusk
Maxwell Taylor
Harry S. Truman
William Westmoreland

Anti-war figures

Muhammad Ali (US boxer and draftee)
Jane Fonda (US actress and political activist)
Robert F. Kennedy (US politician and presidential candidate)
John Kerry (US anti-war campaigner and politician)
Martin Luther King (US civil rights campaigner)
Allard Lowenstein (US politician)
Eugene McCarthy (US politician and presidential candidate)


Nuon Chea (Khmer Rouge leader)
Robert Menzies (Australian prime minister)
Lon Nol (Cambodian general and politician)
Pol Pot (Khmer Rouge leader)
Ieng Sary (Khmer Rouge leader)
Norodom Sihanouk (Cambodian king and president)
Mao Zedong (Chinese communist leader)

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