Lê Nguyên Khang
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Lieutenant General Lê Nguyên Khang (11 June 1931 – 12 November 1996 ) was a Marine Commander of the Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps for South Vietnam. Commander of III Corps 9 June 1966. The President of the United States awards Silver Star for valor June 27 - 29, 1967. Described by General Wallace M. Greene, Jr., CMC USMC, "as one of the finest field commanders in Asia."
- Commander of the Marine Corps,
- VNN Commander,
- Commander of the Capital Military Zone,
- Saigon-Gia Dinh Military Governor,
- III Corps and III Tactical Zone Commander (1968)
- Representative of the Government in the Eastern Regions,
- Deputy Chief of the Joint General Staff in Operations.
According to Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps sources, Lê died in Orange County, Virginia, USA on 12 November 1996. However, according to noted Vietnam war historian, Spencer C. Tucker, the place of death was Hope, California.
- "Tiểu Sử Cố Trung Tướng Lê Nguyên Khang [Biography of Lieutenant General Le Nguyen Khang]". Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps. Archived from the original on March 31, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2008. (in Vietnamese)
- "U.S. Aide's Speech Is A Boon to Thieu." New York Times. April 15, 1968.
- Tucker, Spencer C. (2011). Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War, The: A Political, Social, and Military History: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. p. 648. ISBN 978-1-85109-961-0.
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