Dien Bien Province

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Muong Lay - Geography - Administrative Divisions
... ward) Na Lay (ward) Lay Nưa (commune) Districts of Northwest Vietnam (Tay Bac) Dien Bien Province Dien Bien Phu Muong Lay Dien Bien Dien Bien Dong Muong Cha ...
Muong Thanh Valley - Economic Development
... The capital of the Dien Bien Province, the city of Dien Bien Phu, is located inside the valley ... to the region to revisit the important sights of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu ... In 2004 the Vietnam Administration of Tourism and the Dien Bien Province announced that that year would be the "Year of Dien Bien Tourism" ...
Muong Thanh Valley - Battle of Dien Bien Phu
... The French forces in Vietnam under General Henri Navarre sought to occupy Dien Bien Phu ... Thus, in November 1953, French forces occupied the town of Dien Bien Phu and used their nearby military post at Lai Chau for reinforcement ... Because of Dien Bien Phu's strategic importance, it was chosen as the stage for this attack ...
Điện Biên Province - History
... The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese "奠邊", meaning "stable frontier" ... Dien Bien has various ancient monuments including the caves Thẩm Khương, as well as Thẩn Búa in Tuần Giáo ... North of the period, the Western District of Dien Bien, Tan Hung ...
Signals Intelligence In The Cold War - Indochina and Vietnam To 1954
... In 1953, the French began their strongpoint at Dien Bien Phu, for reasons the NSA history said were unclear ... of multiple Viet Minh units in the Dien Bien Phu area, but no good idea of their size ... size, and that the Viet Minh was capable of a multidivisional operation against Dien Bien Phu ...

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