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Dec 30, 2017

The commander of the French Army in Indochina, General De Lattre improves relations with the Americans.  The French Army captures the town of Hoa Binh but the Viet Minh fight to cut the supply routes to the town and the French Army is forced to retreat.  The death of General De Lattre and General Chanson commander of the French Army in South Vietnam, his biography.

Dec 23, 2017

General Giap decides to defeat the French Army in a open battle within the Red River Delta.  The appointment of the French Army commander in Indochina General De Lattre, a biography of him.  He orders a fortified line around Hanoi and the Red River Delta to be built.  The French Army defeat the Viet Minh in three battle in January, March and May 1951.

Dec 16, 2017

There is a lack of proper coordination between the French Army in Indochina and the American Military Mission in Saigon.  An account a  guerrilla camp in outside of Saigon.  The French Army is better by the Viet Minh along Highway Four near to the border with China.  The French Army retreat to Hanoi and the Red River Delta.  A biography of the commander of the French Army in Indochina General Carpentier.

Dec 9, 2017

As a result of the Communists winning the Chinese Civil War, the border is opened up for the supply of heavy weapons to the Viet Minh.  The Viet Minh also set training schools in southern China for to give their troops advanced training.  

The United States Government decided to supply the French Army in Indochina with the weapons and equipment they need.  A biography the American Secretary of State Dean Acheson. 

Dec 2, 2017

The French Army can not seem to win the war and it is costing the French Nation heavily in both blood and money.  At last the French Government agrees to grant a nominal form of independence to a Government in Vietnam under the leadership of the former emperor.  There is heavy fighting along highway four close to the border with China.  The different types of Viet Minh soldiers, the regulars, the regionals and the village militia.  A biography of a Viet Minh battalion commander.

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