By Richard Baker
Dien Bien Phu marked the tip of French colonialism in Vietnam and the speeded up U.S. involvement within the quarter. even though they provided Ho Chi Minh and his suffering military with fingers and coaching to struggle opposed to the japanese, U.S. intentions quick deteriorated after international warfare II with the intention to stem the unfold of communism. At Dien Bien Phu the best European-trained French officials, and their specialist army, sponsored via the united states, have been defeated through a background professor, a ship’s prepare dinner, and a hugely made up our minds peasant army.
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