January 27th 1973 - Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the confilcts last recorded American combat casualty.

January 27th 1973 - Paris Peace Accords officially end the Vietnam War. Colonel William Nolde is killed in action becoming the confilcts last recorded American combat casualty.

North Vietnamese revolutionary Lê Đức Thọ took over from Ho Chi Minh after Ho's death. He was awarded the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in Paris Peace Accords, which officially ended US participation in Vietnam war.   But he turned it down, saying peace was yet to prevail & that US & south Vietnam had violated the accords.

North Vietnamese revolutionary Lê Đức Thọ took over from Ho Chi Minh after Ho's death. He was awarded the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in Paris Peace Accords, which officially ended US participation in Vietnam war. But he turned it down, saying peace was yet to prevail & that US & south Vietnam had violated the accords.

This Day in #History: On January 23, 1973, US President Richard Nixon went on air to announce a peace accord with #Vietnam, known as the Paris Peace Accords (image source: wikipedia)

This Day in #History: On January 23, 1973, US President Richard Nixon went on air to announce a peace accord with #Vietnam, known as the Paris Peace Accords (image source: wikipedia)

Abandoned In Place - “Abandoned in Place” provides a snapshot of the Vietnam POW/MIA issue. From the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, in January 1973, ending American involvement in the war in Southeast Asia to the "dysfunctional" POW/MIA accounting effort of 2014. With the period 1980 -1981 a clear line in the sand. As the U.S. government refocused its efforts from the rescue of surviving POWs to the recovery of remains.

Abandoned In Place - “Abandoned in Place” provides a snapshot of the Vietnam POW/MIA issue. From the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, in January 1973, ending American involvement in the war in Southeast Asia to the "dysfunctional" POW/MIA accounting effort of 2014. With the period 1980 -1981 a clear line in the sand. As the U.S. government refocused its efforts from the rescue of surviving POWs to the recovery of remains.

Signing of the PARIS PEACE ACCORDS, the agreement that effectively marked the end of U.S involvement in the Vietnam War.  ~ January 27, 1973

Signing of the PARIS PEACE ACCORDS, the agreement that effectively marked the end of U.S involvement in the Vietnam War. ~ January 27, 1973

The Bitter End - January 27, 1973 - The Paris Peace Accords are signed by the U.S., North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the Viet Cong. Under the terms, the U.S. agrees to immediately halt all military activities and withdraw all remaining military personnel within 60 days. The North Vietnamese agree to an immediate cease-fire and the release of all American POWs within 60 days.

The Bitter End - January 27, 1973 - The Paris Peace Accords are signed by the U.S., North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the Viet Cong. Under the terms, the U.S. agrees to immediately halt all military activities and withdraw all remaining military personnel within 60 days. The North Vietnamese agree to an immediate cease-fire and the release of all American POWs within 60 days.

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