1944 - Miss Vietnam Trains to Drop in From the Air: And Hopes - The Conncevative Head of State Will Pernit Women Para troops - A dozen pretty 21-year-olds spend their days at an airborns forces training school near Saigon training to be the Vanguard and instructors of an all-woman's paratroop force for the treaty-limited 200,000 Vietnamese army. Already they have 21 drops to their credit. But Their big worry is that the Catholic president of the Republic will disband them during his term of office. As Suprmo, 40-Year-Old Ngo Dinh Diem, a Bachelor and a devout man, does not belive this is a wom

1944 - Miss Vietnam Trains to Drop in From the Air: And Hopes - The Conncevative Head of State Will Pernit Women Para troops - A dozen pretty 21-year-olds spend their days at an airborns forces training school near Saigon training to be the Vanguard and instructors of an all-woman's paratroop force for the treaty-limited 200,000 Vietnamese army. Already they have 21 drops to their credit. But Their big worry is that the Catholic president of the Republic will disband them during his term of office. As Suprmo, 40-Year-Old Ngo Dinh Diem, a Bachelor and a devout man, does not belive this is a wom Stock Photo
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ZUMA Press, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo

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71.4 MB (1.5 MB Compressed download)

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4484 x 5568 px | 38 x 47.1 cm | 14.9 x 18.6 inches | 300dpi

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14 January 1960

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ZUMA Press

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1944 - Miss Vietnam Trains to Drop in From the Air: And Hopes - The Conncevative Head of State Will Pernit Women Para troops - A dozen pretty 21-year-olds spend their days at an airborns forces training school near Saigon training to be the Vanguard and instructors of an all-woman's paratroop force for the treaty-limited 200, 000 Vietnamese army. Already they have 21 drops to their credit. But Their big worry is that the Catholic president of the Republic will disband them during his term of office. As Suprmo, 40-Year-Old Ngo Dinh Diem, a Bachelor and a devout man, does not belive this is a woman;s job, Physical or Morally. But the Senior army officers nalise what value these daredevil girls would have in afuture defensive a paign a aiust North Indo-China. They Could drop over rear areas, and be used to take over communications, rader installations, serve as transport drivers and to assist in maintaning airfields. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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