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Tuesday, 31 July 2007

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Hi,

I thoroughly enjoyed your story. You were correct to say that the old Norodom Palace was destroyed by the 1962 bombing. One minor correction to set the record straight: Diem was in Gia Long's Palace when the South Vietnamese Army overthrew him and his brother. Gia Long's Palace is now the Ho Chi Minh City Museum; it's located on Ly Tu Trong (formerly Gia Long) between Pasteur and Cach Mang Thang Tam (formerly Cong Ly).

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Thanks for the clarification and additional info! Sorry I didn't make that clear in the post.

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