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James B. Mc Govern, Jr. - Dien Bien Phu
... the horizontal stabilizer, while parachuting a howitzer to the besieged French garrison at Dien Bien Phu during the First Indochina War ... The day after, the garrison at Dien Bien Phu surrendered ...
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 ...
Dien Bien Phu Airport
... Dien Bien Phu Airport (IATA DIN, ICAO VVDB) (Vietnamese Sân bay Điện Biên Phủ) is located at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam ...
Battle Of Dien Bien Phu - Women At Dien Bien Phu
... A total of 15 women served on flights to Dien Bien Phu ... She was later referred to as the "Angel of Dien Bien Phu" ... The French forces came to Dien Bien Phu accompanied by two bordels mobiles de campagne, ("mobile field brothels"), served by Algerian and Vietnamese women ...
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 ... that the French had intelligence of multiple Viet Minh units in the Dien Bien Phu area, but no good idea of their size ... and that the Viet Minh was capable of a multidivisional operation against Dien Bien Phu ...

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