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Võ Nguyên Giáp: 100 years old today.

It's newsworthy. Not many other veterans from the Việt Nam conflict got to score a century. So what would I like to say about him? I'd like to avoid the twin perils of hagiography and defamation. Let's go with a small bullet point history.

Nguyễn Cao Kỳ (1930-2011)

And so departs a Prime Minister and Vice President of South Việt Nam...