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- French forces fought against the Vietminh between 1946-54
Final blow to the French came in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. Viet Minh used Guerilla tactics to successfully defeat the French forces...
- French - 11,000 dead
- Viet Minh won with help from Communists - China and USSR
- Small Asian state defeated big European power
- Geneva conference
Vietnam temporarily divided (North and South) along something called the 17th parallel.
North to be controlled by Ho Chi Minh…