WWII, it was called French Indochina then.
Japan occupied Indochina during WWII.
Japan during WW2.
There was no such person. Vietnam was then French Indochina, a colony of France, and after the summer of 1941 it was occupied by the Japanese.
it was an occupied country
Occupied enemy territory.
During WWII, Japan occupied Southeast Asia. Vietnam is part of Southeast Asia.
No nation occupied anybody during Vietnam. Vietnam was a war of body counts; who killed the most men won. Northerners lived in the North; Southerners lived in the South. US & allies also lived thru-out the South; for about 15 years and then left in 1975.
The Vietminh, or Vietnamese nationalists, fought against the Japanese troops which occupied Vietnam during World War II. Vo Nguyen Giap led the Vietminh troops.
North Vietnamese occupied North Vietnam; they were communists.