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First Indochina War

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The First Indochina War began in French Indochina on 19 December 1946 and lasted until 1 August 1954. Fighting between French forces and their Viet Minh opponents in the South .... in a parallel of ...

Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

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He soon began recruiting members of a Vietnamese nationalist movement that would ... from Vietnam, leaving the French-educated Emperor Bao Dai in control of an ... town of Haiphong after a clash between French and Vietnamese soldiers. ... American air strikes against North Vietnam began in 1965, and in July 1966, Ho ...

Ho Chi Minh: North Vietnam Leader | HistoryNet

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Jul 25, 2006 ... In 1910, again for reasons uncertain, he left the school without a ... Meeting other Vietnamese nationalists in Paris, Ho found he could not ... After living in France for a time, Ho is said to have moved to London, .... the fight against the French, and the ranks of the Viet Minh swelled with patriotic volunteers.

The History Place - Vietnam War 1945-1960

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After Japanese troops occupy Vietnam during World War II, the U.S. military ... unrest and peasant revolts against the Japanese and remnants of French colonial society. ... Chinese Nationalists will move in and disarm the Japanese north of the ... "If these [people] want a fight, they'll get it," French military commander...

The Vietnam War (1945–1975): Vietnamese Nationalism and the ...

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In the early twentieth century, Vietnamese nationalism against the French surged. ... General Vo Nguyen Giap fought successfully against the Japanese after Ho ...

History of Vietnam - Lonely Planet Travel Information

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History of Vietnam, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, ... There were numerous small-scale rebellions against Chinese rule – which was ... flames of nationalism almost six centuries later, it articulated Vietnam's fierce spirit of ... A few weeks after the death of Tu Duc in 1883, the French attacked Hué and ...

America`s Vietnam War in Indochina - United States American History

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The Congress also elected nationalist Ho Chi Minh, leader of the National Liberation ... from 80 percent literate to 80 percent illiterate when the French left in 1954. ... After seven years of fighting against the Viet Minh, the French governance in ... Two coalitions fought the Vietnam War: Along with the Democratic Republic of ...

Ho Chi Minh - History Learning Site

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Ho Chi Minh was the leader of the North Vietnamese when war with America broke out. Ho Chi ... that would be required in any future nationalist struggle against the French. ... For a short time after his education had ended, Ho became a teacher. ... unite and train them, and lead them to fight for freedom and independence.”.

Ho Chi Minh Was Noted for Success in Blending Nationalism and ...

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From his youth Ho espoused freedom for the French colony of Vietnam. ... division of Vietnam at the 17th parallel by the Geneva Agreement of 1954 and after that ... led his countrymen in the North against the onslaughts of American military might. .... Nonetheless, Mr. Fall reported, before he left Hanoi, he received a brief, ...

Vietnam War Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Vietnam War conflict in Southeast Asia, primarily fought in South Vietnam ... Nationalist (and Communist‐led) Vietminh army defeated French forces at ... Massive bombing had little effect against a decentralized economy like North Vietnam's. .... Four days after Kennedy's death, Johnson, now president, reaffirmed in ...

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Dien Bien Phu & the Fall of French Indochina, 1954 - Office of the ...

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After the fall of Dien Bien Phu, the French pulled out of the region. ... choice in Vietnam as he had waited out the nationalist struggle against France abroad.

Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969): Major Events in the Life of a ...

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When Ho Chi Minh was born in 1890, Vietnam was under French control. The ... After receiving a primary education at a local school, Ho and his brother traveled to ... Vietnamese nationalist and revolutionary groups residing in Vietnam. ... fought against both French colonial authorities and the Japanese forces occupying.

How the U.S. Got Involved In Vietnam - Vietnam Veterans Home Page

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Many of the troops rebelled against being treated as cannon fodder; others ..... The Vietnamese struggled to regain their freedom and fought the French with armed ... The French left the Vietnamese economy much as it was... predominantly ... Called the Vietnamese Nationalist Party, it was patterned after the Chinese ...