Vietnam Notebook: The First Indochina War, Early Years 1946 – 1950

Lạch tray River viewed from An đồng Bridge in ...

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In November and December 1946 fighting broke out in Haiphong and Hanoi between the Vietminh and the French. This signaled the vanishing point for any chance of a peaceful solution in Indochina. With the onset of the First Indochina War millions who had previously been on the fence were suddenly forced to take a side– the vast majority lined-up against the French…. MORE>>

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