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  Huế - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a former capital city of that country, and is well known for its monuments and architecture.
It is the capital city of Thừa Thiên-Huế province.
On the north side of the river is the Citadel, the centre of the historic city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hue_(city)   (319 words)

 Massacre at Hue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Massacre at Hue is the name given to describe the summary executions and mass killings that occurred during the Viet Cong and North Vietnam's capture, occupation and withdrawal from the city of Huế during the Tet Offensive, considered one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
During the initial battle, occupation and retaking of Hue, forty percent of the city was destroyed during 26 days of intense combat, and 116,000 of the Hue's 140,000 population were left homeless.
Manhard recounted that during the NVA withdrawal from Hue the NVA summarily executed anyone in their custody who resisted being taken out of the city or who was too old, too young, or too frail to make the journey to the camp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Massacre_at_Hue   (1902 words)

 Special Operations.Com
Hue is another demonstration of what man can bring himself to do when he fixes no limits on political action and pursues incautiously the dream of social perfectibility.
Hue intellectuals have always been contemptuous of Communist ideology, brushing it aside as a latecomer to the history of ideas and not a very significant one at that.
Hue, being a bastion of traditionalism, with its intellectuals steeped in Confucian learning intertwined with Buddhism, did not, even in the fermenting years of the 1920s, and 1930s, debate the merits of Communism.
www.specialoperations.com /MACVSOG/Hue.htm   (4392 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hue (city)
The Perfume River (in Vietnamese is Sông Hương or Hương Giang) is a river crossing Hue City, in the Central Viet Nam Province of Thua Thien-Hue (Thừa Thiên Huế).
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh) is the largest city in Vietnam and, as Saigon (Vietnamese: Sài Gòn), was the capital of South Vietnam from 1954 to 1976.
The Massacre at Hue was an incident in the Vietnam War that occurred during North Vietnams occupation of the city of Hue during the Tet Offensive.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hue-(city)   (784 words)

 Hue article - Hue Vietnam (city) color optical spectrum wavelength yellow painting - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
A hue refers to the gradation of color within the optical spectrum, or visible spectrum, of light.
In an RGB color space, hue can be thought of as an angle of rotation φ, such that φ=0° corresponds to red, φ=120° corresponds to green, and φ=240° corresponds to blue.
Hue is a coordinate (an angle of rotation) in HSB color space.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Hue   (264 words)

 Hue (city) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Huế (順化 in Chinese characters) is a city in (A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945) Vietnam.
Hue originally rose to prominence as the capital of the Nguyễn family, a feudal dynasty which dominated much of southern Vietnam.
After the war's conclusion, many of the historic features of Hue were neglected, being seen by the victorious Communists as a "relic of the feudal system", but there has since been a change of policy, and some parts of the historic city have been restored.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/hue_(city).htm   (420 words)

 USS Hue City (CG 66)
Hue City flies the the flag of the United States Marine Corps as well as the national ensign and the flag of the United States Navy.
Hue City sailed on 11 March 1993 for her maiden deployment to the Mediterranean Sea as Air Warfare Commander for the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) battle group.
The city of Hue, with its 140,000 citizens, was occupied by the North Vietnamese.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/cg-66.htm   (1919 words)

South Vietnamese Army units defending the city were not in good positions to fight as they expected that the enemy would abide by their 4-day cease-fire promise, as they did in the preceding years.
The 1968 massacre in Hue brought a sharp turn in the common attitude toward the war.
The US Navy has a warship named "Hue City." It is not known how many of her sailors realize that the city she carries as a name suffered so much.
www.vietquoc.com /0002vq.htm   (1152 words)

 Travel to Hue Tours information about Hue by local tour operator in Vietnam Hanoi and saigon
The Imperial City was constructed in 1804 and is square in shape, with a perimeter of nearly 2.5 km.
The city is surrounded by the Golden Waters pond that flows into the lakes at the northern corner of the city.
The imperial City was not destroyed to the extent of the Forbidden Purple City and there are number of temples still standing, although some are locked up due to their instability.
www.threeland.com /hue.htm   (1959 words)

 Imperial City of Hue
It is also a city whose population has suffered much: from poor soil, to harsh rains and flooding, to terrible civil wars (most recently the devastating Tet Offensive of 1968).
The founder of the Nguyen dynasty, Gia Long, moved the capital of Vietnam to Hue in 1802 in an effort to unify the southern and northern portions of the country.
However, the heart of the Citadel is the Imperial City, with its palaces and royal temples.
www.vietnamadventure.net /hue1.htm   (1237 words)

 Hue, Viet Nam  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Hue is connected by road and rail to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Hue’s Forbidden Purple City was once reserved for the royal family; it was severely damaged during the Vietnam War.
Because the city lay near the 17th parallel (and thus North Vietnam), it was central to much of the fighting during the Vietnam War.
www.galenfrysinger.com /hue_viet_nam.htm   (484 words)

 Hue City
Hue is located at the midway point between Ha Noi and Saigon.
Hue is the traditional capital of Viet Nam.
Hue was made the Capital by the Emporer Gia Long after he defeated the Tay Son rebellion in 1802.
www.angelfire.com /ak5/travelvietnam/hue.html   (743 words)

 Hue (city)
The city itself is located in the central regions of Vietnam, and is the capital city of Thua Thien-Hue province.
In the Vietnam War, Hue's central position placed it very near the border between North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
In the Tet Offensive, the city suffered considerable damage as well as the now infamous massacre at Hue.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/hue__city_.html   (336 words)

 USS Hué City (CG 66)
HUÉ CITY sailed on 11 March 1993 for her maiden deployment to the Mediterranean Sea as Air Warfare Commander for the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) battle group.
In March 2002, USS HUE CITY was part of the USS JOHN F. (CV 67) Carrier Battle Group at it relieved the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) Carrier Battle Group, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
HUE CITY joined the WASP Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit to conduct this first of its kind exercise in this little-known region of northeast Africa.
www.navysite.de /cg/cg66.html   (1303 words)

 Hue Socks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
:''Hue and Cry were a Scottish pop group of the 1980s.'' At common law, a hue and cry (Latin, ''hutesium et clamor'') was a process by which bypassers were summoned to assist in the apprehension of a criminal who had been witnessed in the act of committing a felony.
It was moreover provided that a hundred that failed to give pursuit on the hue and cry would become liable in case of any theft or robbery.
In contemporary terms, the ''hue and cry'' is also used figuratively to describe the behaviour of the news media, seeking a scapegoat for some complex public calamity or instigating moral panics.
www.blownspeakers.com /pages3/43/hue-socks.html   (1495 words)

 The battle of Hué City
The city of Hue, South Vietnam, was the site of one of the fiercest battles of the Vietnam War.
The Imperial City, it gracefully retained the glory of Vietnam’s past while its universities educated Vietnam’s brightest minds for the future.
Hue was a symbol of everything the Vietnamese people admired and respected.
united-states-navy.com /cg/cg66hist.htm   (372 words)

 Urban Operations - An Historical Casebook
Nevertheless, the city was on one of the principal land supply routes for the allied troops occupying positions along the DMZ to the north, and it also served as a major unloading point for waterborne supplies that were brought inland via the river from Da Nang on the coast.
Hue was really two cities divided by the Song Huong, or River of Perfume, which flowed through the city from the southwest to the northeast on its way to the South China Sea ten kilometers to the east.
The battle of Hue is a textbook study of the difficulties involved in combat in an urban area.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/2002/MOUTWilbanks.htm   (12818 words)

 THUA THIEN - HUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
: Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Huong Tra, Phu Vang, Huong Thuy, Phu Loc, Nam Dong, A Luoi and Hue City.
In Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and a hundred of temples and pagodas built in the early century.
Besides, Hue is a place where the royal music is originated, and a place with traditional famous dishes and sophisticated handicraft.
www.vietnamtourism.com /Hue/e_pages/e_hue.htm   (311 words)

 Vietnam - Hue City Guide
Whatever changes, Hue Imperial City's tradition is alive, seen in the sampans poled along by women, in the houseboats with their tiny rooftop shrines, in the superb Hue porcelain, and in the delicacies of imperial cuisine.
Hue Imperial City with a gracious landscape of gardens, terraces, palaces, and pavilions deserves a heritage of the world.
Hue is 108km from Danang, 654 km from Hanoi and 1071 km from Ho Chi Minh City.
www.traveltovietnam.com /Guide/hue   (153 words)

 The MOUT Homepage
The MACV (Military Assistance Command, Vietnam) compound that comfortably housed the U.S. Army and Marine advisors to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam's (ARVN) 1st Division was in the New City south of the river.
Half way to Hue Company A was stopped by heavy small arms and automatic weapons fire, probably from elements of the 810th NVA Battalion.
Within the city, the South Vietnamese had lost 357 killed, 1,830 wounded, and 42 missing, and claimed enemy losses of 2,642 dead and 33 prisoners.
www.specialoperations.com /mout/hue.html   (2515 words)

 Pilot Guides.com: Imperial City of Hue, Vietnam
It is the cultural and intellectual centre of the country and was the capital city until 1945, in the time when Vietnam was ruled by the Nguyen emperors.
Many of the city’s attractions lie within the Citadel, including the Imperial Enclosure (a miniature citadel within a citadel) where the Nguyen emperors official functions were carried out.
Held by the North Vietnamese for three weeks, Hue was liberated by the Americans only after 10,000 people had died and much of the city’s historic buildings had been destroyed.
www.pilotguides.com /destination_guide/asia/vietnam/hue.php   (458 words)

 International Campaign for the Cultural Heritage of the City of Hué: An appeal by the Director-General
Situated in the centre of Viet Nam, the historic city of Hué was for a long time the country's capital.
Lapped by the waters of the River of Perfumes, surrounded by wooded hills, embellished by luxuriant gardens and sharply delineated by its encircling canals, the city is a masterpiece of urban poetry.
It is my hope that the contributions received will be commensurate with the enormous task in prospect: that of protecting an urban environment and of preserving, for the benefit both of those who inhabit the city and those who come to visit it, the vital richness of its collective soul.
www.unesco.org /culture/heritage/tangible/vietnam/html_eng/dg.shtml   (581 words)

 The Greatest American Fourth of July - The Hue City
The USS HUE CITY is named after a battle in the Vietnam War where three U.S. Marine battalions, consisting of fewer than 2,500 men, defeated more than 10,000 entrenched enemy troops.
While the city was in the hands of the North Vietnamese, they executed 5,000 civilian political enemies.
Launched in 1991, HUE CITY is the 20th Ticonderoga-class Aegis guided-missile cruiser.
www.thirteen.org /julyfourth/huecity.html   (170 words)

 Vietnam Architecture: Imperial City, Hue
The Imperial City at Hue is the best-preserved remnant of a vast citidel and royal quarters that once existed on the site.
A second, smaller set of walls and moat defined the area of the "Purple Forbidden City," where the Emperor built a network of palaces, gates, and courtyards that served as his home and the administrative core of the Empire.
Although improperly maintained (the city suffered from frequent termite and typhoon damage) it nevertheless remained an imposing spectacle.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /hue/IMPERIALCITY.htm   (437 words)

 The Mayport Mirror - Sea Cadets Visit Hue City - Sea Cadets Visit Hue City
To the surprise of the cadets, two Navy vans arrived at Hanger 12 to tour USS Hue City, (CG 66).
The memories of the battle of Hue City in South Vietnam came alive again through the first hand accounts of the veterans.
The Marines retook the city house by house, street by street, hospitals, headquarters and finally, the citadel.
www.mayportmirror.com /pub/021303/p5s1m.htm   (456 words)

 MayportMirror.com: Hue City Marks 35th Anniversary Of Battle 02/06/03
General Peter Pace, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Battle of Hue veteran, hugs a Hue veteran at the USS Hue City memorial picnic held this weekend at Kavanaugh Park at Naval Station Mayport.
Accompanied by their families and friends, these men gathered with the crew of USS Hue City and guest speaker, Gen. Peter Pace, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to remember when they and their comrades fought an epic battle against all odds.
Friendships formed by the common bond of war were again forged between the veteran Marines and the crew of Hue City as the torch of freedom was passed from one generation of warriors to a new generation.
www.mayportmirror.com /stories/020603/may_battlez001.shtml   (909 words)

 Hue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Located 660 km from Ha Noi and 1080 km from Saigon, Hue has always been considered the fulcrum of Vietnam's two rice baskets, the Red river delta and the Mekong delta.
Hue became the name of Vietnam's most well known ancient capital because of the local mispronunciation of the word Hoá in Thuâ.n Hoá.
Nguyen Anh made it Vietnam's capital city in 1802 after he defeated the Tay Son and ascended to the throne with the name Gia Long.
www.vietscape.com /travel/hue   (153 words)

 USS Hue City Visits Croatia, issued on January 26, 2005
Zagreb, Croatia, January 26, 2005 – The U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Split today at the start of a four-day goodwill port visit as part of the ship’s deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea.
Mayport, Florida is the homeport for USS Hue City.
USS Hue City is commanded by Captain Peter F. Grause.
www.usembassy.hr /issues/050126.htm   (183 words)

 Massacre at Hue - North Vietnamese communist crime against its own people
In a tone beyond bitterness, the people there will tell you that the world does not know what happened in Hue or, if it does, does not care.
The entire campaign was divided into three phases: Phase I came in October, November, and December of 1967 and entailed "coordinated fighting methods," that is, fairly large, set-piece battles against important fixed installations or allied concentrations.
Briefly the Battle of Hue consisted of these major developments: The initial Communist assault, chiefly by the 800th and 802nd battalions, had the force and momentum to carry it across Hue.
ngothelinh.tripod.com /Hue.html   (4455 words)

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