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Famous American Vietnam Vets
Sergeant First Class Jorge A. Otero Barreto (born 7 April 1937), a.k.a. “the Puerto Rican Rambo” and “Sergeant Rock”, is a former United States Army soldier. He earned 38 military decorations during his career, and has been called the most decorated U.S. soldier of the Vietnam War.
Famous people from Vietnam
4 Vietnam War heroes you’ve never heard of
During the Vietnam War, Selleck was issued draft orders. To take some measure of control over the situation, he joined the California National Guard in the 160th infantry regiment. He served from 1967 to 1973. He later appeared on California National Guard recruiting posters.
After graduation, he worked as a lumberjack and forest fighter in Oregon, and a steelworker in Seattle. Drafted into the Army during the war in Korea, Eastwood was sent to Ft. Ord in California for basic training.
Among Vietnamese singers, Son Tung M-TP is the most popular, with 41 percent of respondents listening to his songs, while indie singer Jack achieved second position, at 34 percent. The survey also revealed 75 percent of respondents listen to music daily, with pop, EDM, hip hop, and rap the most popular genres.
50 Fun Facts about Vietnam
The 14 most popular surnames in Vietnam account for well over 90 percent of the population: they’re Nguyen, Tran, Le, Pham, Hoang/Huynh, Phan, Vu/Vo, Dang, Bui, Do, Ho, Ngo, Duong and Ly. The Vietnamese surname does not indicate much more than that you are a Vietnamese.
Audie Leon Murphy (20 June 1925 – 28 May 1971) was an American soldier, actor, songwriter, and rancher. He was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II.
|Birth name||Audie Leon Murphy|
|Born||20 June 1925 Kingston, Texas, U.S.|
Born Nguyen Sinh Cung, and known as “Uncle Ho,” Ho Chi Minh led the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945-69. Ho had embraced communism while living abroad in England and France from 1915-23; in 1919, he petitioned the powers at the Versailles peace talks for equal rights in Indochina.
During the Vietnam War 248 Medals of Honor were received of which 156 of them were presented posthumously. Soldiers of the Army received the most with 161. Fifty seven went to the Marines and 16 to the Navy. The remaining 14 went to the Air Force.
Of the 161 medals of honor awarded to the Army, 21 went to Special Forces, the Green Berets, representing over 13 percent of all medals of honor awarded. Of the 21 awarded to Special Forces, nine went to SOG. At the height of the Vietnam War, there were over 600,000 American soldiers serving in uniform in Vietnam.
While many of his films stood outside of the western genre, directing and acting in westerns like High Plains Drifter, The Outlaw Josey Wales, and Unforgiven still allowed for him remain a cowboy icon. … More often than not, Eastwood is synonymous with gruff cowboys and renegade cops.
Vietnamese silk painting
Vietnamese silk painting is one of the most popular forms of art in Vietnam, favored for the mystical atmosphere that can be achieved with the medium.
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|Running time||Originally up to two hours, now up to five hours|
|Production company||Thúy Nga|
|Religious group||% Population 2009||% Population 2010|
|Vietnamese folk religion, and non-religion/atheism||81.6%||45.3% 29.6%|
|Christianity||7.5% 6.6% 0.9%||8.2% n/a n/a|
Nguyen Origin and Meaning
The name Nguyen is a boy’s name of Vietnamese origin meaning “sleep”.
Nguyen is a last name commonly found in Vietnam among its Chinese community. It is the transliteration of a Chinese surname meaning: small state during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) located in the southeast of modern-day Gansu Province, ruan, a four-stringed Chinese lute. Related Surnames: Ngen, Ruan, Yuen.
Southern Vietnamese tend to clip some of their sounds, so Nguyen would be pronounced something like “Win” or “Wen.” Northern Vietnamese would keep it, giving a pronunciation more like “N’Win” or “Nuh’Win,” all done as best you can in one syllable.