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In late 1973 the cease fire was broken by the sending of 18 divisions from North Vietnam into the south This in time would become one of the worst blood baths of the war This continued through 1975 when the enemy came to be in near Saigon and elements of the underground political opposition came into the open and held meetings to voice their antigovernment feelings The government moved in and on March 27 1975 arrested a number of poeple suspected of plotting a coup On April 2 1975 the South Vietnamese Senate even adopted a resolution holding President Thieu personnally responseable for the detiorating situation and asking him to take immediate steps to form a broader cabinet It was speculated that to save what they could the government should send a plenipotentiary to Paris and ask the Fench governmentto act as official intermediary in negotiations to be conducted with the Communists But President Thieu appeared only incredulous Demands that President Thieu should resign and transfer his powers at once to General Duong Van Minh were resurrected in earnest A coalition government led by General Minh it was said stood a better chance of being accepted by the Communists if so more bloodshed could be averted On Monday April 21 during a meeting at Independance Palace President Thieu announced his decision to step down He inferred that the United States wanted him to resign and whether or not he consented certain generals would press for a replacement As required by the Constitution of South Vietnam he was prepared to transfer the presidency to Vice President Tran Van Huong Finally he asked the armed forces and the national police to fully support the new president In the evening of April 21 1975 the televised transfer
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