July 15, 2011
HA NOI — The Esperanto version of Dang Thuy Tram's Diary – the 2005 Vietnamese best-seller has been presented to the public in Ha Noi yesterday.
It took six years to complete the translation of the diary, which has been released under the name, Last Night, I Dreamed of Peace.
The diary was found and preserved by an American soldier, Fred Whitehurst, 35 years before he donated it to the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University. Officials, with the aid of veteran Tom Engelmann and American writer Lady Borton, were able to locate Tram's family. The diary was returned to Tram's family in 2005.