Why did French fail in Indochina?

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  • Failed to see they had been surrounded by VM troops.
    • Giap surrounded them with an army 5x French. (70,000)
    • FAILURES OF DIEM BIEN PHU
      • Was planned as an effective attack on VM - however leads to their ultimate surrender 7th May.
  • Aims: Independance from foreign powers and social reform with wealth distribution.
    • Encouraged others to fight the Japanese regardless of political party.

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