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, Indochinese Communist party, Vietnam ... during World War II, Ho
saw it as an opportunity for the Vietnamese nationalist cause. ... from Vietnam,
leaving the French-educated Emperor Bao Dai in control of an independent
Vietnam. ... the town of Haiphong after a clash between French and Vietnamese
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.
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
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.
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 ... later, Ho left the academy before graduating and worked briefly as a ...
fought against both French colonial authorities and the Japanese forces
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 ...
China was also a communist nation after 1948, but this had failed to override ...
W.W.II Vietnamese nationalists lead by Ho Chi Minh had fought and agitated for
... The French launched a war against the "Viet Minh," Ho Chi Mihn's forces in .....
It was the United States' first clear loss in a war, leaving 58,000 Americ...
A summary of Vietnamese Nationalism and the First Indochina War: ... 1954 Viet
Minh defeat French at Dien Bien Phu ... General Vo Nguyen Giap fought
successfully against the Japanese after Ho convinced him to adopt guerrilla
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 ...