Tag Archives: World War II

Vietnam Notebook: The World War II Years, 1940 – 1945

Hồ Chí Minh (right) with Vo Nguyen Giap (left)...

Image via Wikipedia

Ho Chi Minh walked a distance of well over 100 miles, all while avoiding Japanese patrols. He met with various American intelligence officers upon arrival. Many first hand accounts of Ho in these days emphasize his ephemeral nature. Clearly he had to have been a fascinating character to these men steeped in spy-craft. <MORE>