Sunday Almanac: Battle of Mao Khe (March 23 – 28, 1951)

North Vietnamese Defense Minister Võ Nguyên Giáp

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Sixty years ago this week, in the region around Hanoi in Vietnam, an important, but long forgotten, battle was being waged

It was March 23-28, 1951 in Tonkin, Indochina…

In the second attack of his general counter-offensive, Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap targets a French outpost near Haiphong in what becomes known as the Battle of Mao Khe…. More>>

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