Saigon August 29, 1965.- Retired air force major general Lansdale (Edward G.Lansdale) who was the?
MS.CU Air Vietnam plane arrived from Hong Kong
MS.CU Lansdale get out of the plane
MS.CU Welcomed him at the airport are M. Zorthian manager of Saigon T.U.S.P.A.O. and Mr. Hickman, press attache to US embassy
MS.CU Lansdale at the Saigon airport
MS.CU He is surrounded by newsmen
MS.CU He gives a press conference at the airport
MS.CU Lansdale with newsman at VIP hall
MS Views of the airport during his arrival
MS Saigon airport and VIP hall
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Background: Saigon August 29, 1965.- Retired air force major general Lansdale (Edward G.Lansdale) who was the model for the legendary colonel Hillandale in the movie entitled The Ugly American, has been appointed as special advisor for US ambassador to Vietnam, Mr.Henri Cabot Lodge.Lansdale was very known in Asia and South East Asis as an asian affairs expert and anti guerrilla technician, was one time advisor for Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay and manoeuver for Vietnam president Ngo Dinh Diem to the pinnacle of power.