Hmong and General Vang Pao in the Secret War in Laos 10

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    Hmong and General Vang Pao in the Secret War in Laos 10

    Post by Guest on May 12th 2009, 6:07 pm


    This is a Hmong name; the family name is Vang. Major General Vang Pao

    Born 1931 (1931)Royal Lao Army Major General Vang Pao in Northern Laos in the early 1960s
    Place of birth Xiangkhouang Province, Laos, French Indochina Allegiance French Indochina Kingdom of Laos Flag of Laos United States of America Flag of the United States Service/branch Royal Lao Army Rank Major General Commands held GCMA Laos "Secret Army"Battles/wars First Indochina War Laotian Civil War Vietnam War (Second Indochina War)

    Vang Pao (Hmong: Vaj Pov, born ca. 1931) is a former Major General in the Royal Lao Government's Royal Lao Army. He is an ethnic Hmong and a leader of the Hmong American community in the United States.

    Vang Pao was born in 1931, in Central Xiangkhuang Province, in the northeastern region of Laos. He began his early life as a farmer until Japanese forces invaded and occupied French Indochina in World War II. In his early teen years, Vang Pao launched his military career, joining the French Military to protect fellow Hmong during the Japanese invasion.

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    Re: Hmong and General Vang Pao in the Secret War in Laos 10

    Post by Vajhuamsibluag on May 22nd 2009, 11:18 am