Government Troops Fire On Buddhists

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HistoryCentral.com > America's Wars > Vietnam War > Events > Government Troops Fire On Buddhists


May 8, 1963

Government Troops
Fire On Buddhists

 South Vietnamese troops, enforcing a ban on the Buddhist multi-colored flag, fire upon 20,000 Buddhists at Hue. The attack begins a series of intensifying protests by Buddhists against the government.

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