Saigon River, Vietnamese Song Sai Gon, river in southern Vietnam that rises near Phum Daung, southeastern Cambodia, and flows south and south-southeast for about 140 miles (225 km).
Where does the Saigon River start?
Can you swim in the Saigon River?
It’s not ok for swimming or drinking, and not beautiful to look at unless it’s nighttime and you can’t see all the trash floating around in it.
What prompted the United States to enter into the conflict in Vietnam?
China had become communist in 1949 and communists were in control of North Vietnam. The USA was afraid that communism would spread to South Vietnam and then the rest of Asia. It decided to send money, supplies and military advisers to help the South Vietnamese Government.