On April 21, 1975, Thiệu resigned and handed the presidency to Hương. On April 28, 1975, after one week as president, Trần Văn Hương resigned and handed power over to General Dương Văn Minh, who presided over the surrender of the government two days later.
Trần Văn Hương was placed under house arrest by the Communist regime. When deemed adequately reformed in 1977 his civil rights were restored but he declined. Instead, he asked for all officials of the ARVN to be released from prison before he would take his place among the freed. His request was ignored. The former president died quietly in his own home.
Halong from a height: you can now explore Halong Bay from unprecedented heights by signing up for a helicopter tour, writes Brenda Nguyen.(TRAVEL)
Nov 01, 2010; Halong Bay is the jewel in Vietnam's tourism crown, a stunning geological formation that captivates even the most travel weary...