Vietnam Background

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Who ruled Vietnam in the 19th century
France
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What was Vietnam Known as under rule
Indochina
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Why did the Japanese take control of Vietnam in 1940
Because Germany defeated France and Japan was Germany's ally
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What resources did Japan take over
coal, rice,rubber,railways and roads
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What was the name of the anti-Japanese resistance movement that formed .Who lead it?
Vietminh and was lead by Ho Chi Minh
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When was the Indochinese Communist part formed , who formed it .
1930 , Ho Chi Minh
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where and when did the Vietminh declare Vietnamese independence .
Hanoi in 1945
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In what years did the French fight against the Vietminh
1946-54
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Where where the French defeated by the Vietminh
Dien Bien Phu
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What tactics did the Vietminh use against the French
Guerilla tactics
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How many French losses ?
3000 dead in battle 8000 in captivity. 90,000 French casualties.
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How did the Viet Minh win ?
they won with help from Communists - China and USSR.
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When was the Geneva Conference
1954
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What happened at the conference?
Vietnam temporarily divided along the 17th parallel, North Vietnam was under communist leadership of Ho Chi Minh. South Vietnam under non communist government under Ngo Dinh Diem . Elections to be held in 1956 for the whole of Vietnam.
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What was the aims of guerilla warfare.
To attack when the enemy tires, . Peruse when the enemy retreats. Raid enemy camps.
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