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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2022 9:11 p.m. PST

… in Vietnam?

"Vietnam has been a desirable target for many of the world's most powerful countries since the French conquest in 1858. China, Japan and the United States all left Vietnam before they'd achieved their desired outcomes, but Vietnam's largest fight for sovereignty began with the Việt Minh uprisings in the 1940s and '50s.

Following World War II, Vietnam's fight for freedom from Colonial France escalated with the First Indochina War. The fighting continued to grow until 1954, when the French began hatching a plan for victory. However, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu ended up resulting in a landslide victory for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam…"

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Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2022 11:36 a.m. PST

I'm sure this rebuff led the French to develop their own nuclear weapons, which they tested successfully in 1960, just a few years too late.


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2022 4:21 p.m. PST



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