Summary: Oral history of Nhu Van Tran, born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1935. He was a General in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam, and at the end of his military career he was commanding officer for the central region, known for the battle of An Loc. He came to the United States on two separate occasions for training with the U.S. Military. He got married at the age of 22 and has four children. In 1975, he and his family were evacuated to Camp Pendleton and then were sponsored by a patron in Texas. They moved from Texas to San Diego and then settled in Orange County. In America he has held a variety of jobs from gardening to working in an oil refinery and Navy shipyard.