Life During Wartime #2


Original Caption:

South Vietnam Governor Visits Film Studio.

Los Angeles -- Colonel Thao, Governor of the Province of Kienhoa, South Vietnam, is shown above with his wife while visiting actress Sandra Dee on the set of 'Tammy and the Doctor' at Universal Studios. Colonel Thao, a leader in South Vietnam's war against the Communists, is touring the United States as a guest of the State Department and next week will be in Washington D.C. for a conference with President Kennedy. (1962)

2 comments:

Fred said...

Was Colonel Thao in Hollywood on his per Diem? Sorry...

Kreisler said...

Well, not really. Seems he was undercover for the North Vietnamese when scoping Sandra Dee's anti-communist potential. He was killed in a Saigon hospital by the ARVN