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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Coup trophy, 1963

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 23, 2018

Steve Stibbens ©Stars and Stripes
Saigon, November, 1963: A South Vietnamese marine holds a trophy while celebrating on the streets of Saigon after the successful coup deposing President Ngo Dinh Diem. The South Vietnamese leader and his brother, Ngo Dinh Nhu, fled the uprising through underground tunnels, but were captured and executed the next day.
 


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