Vietnam timezone history probably wrong - another example
alois at astro.ch
Thu May 19 08:23:42 UTC 2011
I have found another source indicating that Vietnam was on UTC+8h in
early April 1969, and not on UTC+7h as current tzdata claims.
The source is a personal war memoir,
The author writes in the second paragraph (refering to his trip to
Vietnam around April 10, 1969):
There is a 14 hour time difference between South Vietnam and Central
Standard Time here in the United States.
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Again, this is consistent with Vietnam being on 8h east at that time.
Central Standard Time is 6h west, making the difference 14 hours.
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