Dien Bien Phu: the epic battle America forgot

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Brassey's Inc.,
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c1994.
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Dien Bien Phu is recognized as one of history's great battles. It began in November 1953, when French paratroopers seized a small airstrip in Northwestern Vietnam. It ended in May 1954 with tens of thousands of Vietminh troops overrunning the beseiged garrison. A third of the 15,000 French defenders died in combat, fewer than a hundred escaped into the jungle. Thousands more died in captivity.
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subject_facet Dien Bien Phu, Battle of, Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, 1954
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