This collection consists of newspapers, propaganda videos and
publications, and printed by-laws produced by the Government of Free Vietnam (GFVN), an
Orange County-based group whose purpose is to dismantle the communist government of Vietnam
and replace it with a democratic government. Propaganda publications and printed by-laws
produced by the United Parties for Vietnam Freedom--an unrelated, but similar group to the
GFVN-- are also included in this collection. Most materials are in the Vietnamese language,
though there are a few items in English.
The Government of Free Vietnam (GFVN), which is headquartered in Garden Grove, California,
was founded in 1995 by Nguyen Huu Chanh, a Vietnamese émigré and former
civil engineer. The GFVN's mission is to dismantle the communist government of Vietnam and
replace it with a democratic government, as well as to fulfill the mandate of the Paris
Peace Accord of 1973. The GFVN is representative of organizations, composed of former South
Vietnam military and government officials, that have arisen in Vietnamese American
communities and see to establish resistance movements both in the United States and in
0.4 linear feet
1 box and 1 oversize folder
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Southeast Asian Archive Librarian.
Collection open for research.