Chung Tấn Cang

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Chung Tấn Cang
BornJuly 22nd, 1926
Gia Định (Saigon)
DiedJanuary 24 , 2007
Bakersfield, California
Allegiance Republic of Vietnam
Service/branchSouth Vietnam Republic of Vietnam Navy
Years of service1952 - 1975
RankB VNN-OF-8.svg Vice Admiral (Phó Đô Đốc)
Commands heldCapital Military Zone

Admiral Chung Tấn Cang (22 July 1926, Gia Định – 24 January 2007, Bakersfield, California) was the commander of the Republic of Vietnam Navy from 1963-65.

Cang took over in November 1963 after Captain Hồ Tấn Quyền, a Diệm loyalist, was executed during the November 1963 coup that led to Diệm's ouster and execution.[1] Cang was one of the "Young Turks" during the era of military juntas in South Vietnam from 1963-67.

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