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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: South Vietnamese Army Seizes Power from Minh

December 20, 1964
South Vietnamese Army Seizes Power from Minh

Another military coup occurs in Saigon by the South Vietnamese army. This time Gen. Khanh and young officers, led by Nguyen Cao Ky and Nguyen Van Thieu, oust older generals including Gen. Minh from the government and seize control.

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