Who was the communist ruler of North Vietnam in 1954?
Nguyen Tat Thanh, a.k.a Nguyen Ai Quoc and a.k.a Ho Chi Minh.
After the fall of the French garrison at Dien Bien Phu in 1954, it was partitioned into North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The Vietnam War (1954-1975) grew out of the attempt by Communist Vietcong guerrillas backed by North Vietnam to overthrow the U.S.-supported regime in the south. The South Vietnamese government collapsed in 1975, and the country was reunited in 1976
The first US military personnel arrived in Saigon in 1950 to assist the French in their war against the communist-led Viet Minh nationalists in the north. After independence and partition in 1954, the first US combat troops arrived in 1965 to support the military regime in South Vietnam against a communist-led insurgency supported by North Vietnam.
Answer The French tryed to get back their colony which they lost in 1940 because of Germany. When the French got ther communist was spreading at the north of Vietnam, resulting in there return they had a battle at Dien Bien Phu in May 1954. The French lost the battle and went back home. Communist was spreding fast and the Americans decided to step in and take control of the spreading communists.
A protracted military conflict (1954-1975) between the Communist forces of North Vietnam supported by China and the Soviet Union and the non-Communist forces of South Vietnam supported by the United States.while American civil war (1861-5), the most important event in the history of the USA. It resulted from a fundamental disagreement between two sections, North and South, about the place of chattel slavery in the Union.
Prior to 1954, there was no North and South Vietnam. It was a single unified country called Vietnam. Unfortunately, it had been under foreign control since 1858 when the French invaded and remained to occupy. Prior to World War 2, Japan invaded Vietnam and forced the French to leave. The American allies promised Vietnam that if they aided the allies against the Japanese, they would be awarded with independence after the war. Although they did…
The north was communist, the south was capitalist, which was determined by their supporter states, the USSR and the US after independence in 1954, however, this division was only meant to be temporary, with elections to re-unify the country. During the Nguyen Dynasty, The Nguyen agreed to leave half of Vietnam to the French. South Vietnam's ownership was transferred to US, and Communist Government tried to take over South Vietnam, which they successfully did.
There is no "North Vietnam" as a country. The term "North Vietnam" was an erronous term used by the US to justify there intervention into Vietnam after the Paris Peace Accord 1954 which temporarily divide the country into 2 parts, North and South. FoIn the history there was no north or south country in Vietnam. The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi.
North Vietnam's leader, Ho Chi Minh had been a communist since the 1920's. During the French Indochina War 1946-1954 (also known as the 1st Indochina War) N. Vietnam, under Ho's leadership, received aid from the Soviet Union. The US supplied aid to the French (Aircraft, tanks, helmets, rifles, machineguns, ammunition, etc.); the US was busy fighting the Korean War at the time (1950-1953), another communist action.
The Vietnam War (1954-1975) resulted from the conflict of factions in the country after the French were defeated in 1954. The northern half of the country had adopted the communist ideology of China, while the southern half was controlled by dissident generals and former French interests, and established a free enterprise system. Beginning with guerrilla insurgencies, the North attempted to regain control of the South. In the Cold War period, the US supported South Vietnam…
The vietnam war took place in north and south vietnam during 1954 and1975.As the war spread it boundered areas of Cambodia and Laos.America and Russia became a part of the war in 1962.America had to pull out of the war in 1972.after the war Vietnam became a communist country.It was a famous war because it was one the wars that America did not win.
Ho Chi Minh, a Vietnamese Communist, returned to Vietnam from China and headed a Revolutionary League to regain independence for Vietnam. In 1945, he proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. He had studied in the US and France. On December 19, 1946, Vietminh forces attacked the French in Hanoi and the Indochina War--also known as the Vietminh War--began. In 1954, the Vietminh defeated the French at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, and the nation…
US Military personnel arriving in South Vietnam were welcomed with the following phrase, "Welcome to the Republic of South Vietnam" (RVN). Or, at least that's what the female (males didn't do female work on airliners back then) airline stewardess said before the men disembarked from the plane. In a way, South Vietnam (RVN) was the primary reason the Vietnam War was being fought to begin with...to preserve it from being conquered by Communist North Vietnam…
North Vietnam provided the bulk of the fighting against the French during the French Indo-China War (also known as the 1st Indochina War); when the war ended in 1954, the communist supported north retained the region north of the 17th parallel. The US/Free World forces that had supported the French during the war, as part of the (negotiations) peace agreement; retained the region south of the 17th parallel.
SEATO means South East Asia Treaty Organization and is Asia's counterpart to Europe's NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organizaton). North & South Vietnam were divided by an agreement between the Free World and the Communist World in 1954, at the end of the French Indo-China War (also referred to as the First Indo-China War). The "Paris Peace Accord" signed in 1973, ended the US involvement in the Vietnam War.
The capital of North Vietnam (1955-1975) was Hanoi. It lies in the blue river Delta in Vietnam's central north. It remained the capital when Vietnam was reunified. Capital: Hanoi 21°2′N 105°51′E There is a debate as to whether North Vietnam is an appropriate term, see below: There is no "North Vietnam" as a country. The term "North Vietnam" was an erronous term used by the US to justify there intervention into Vietnam after the Paris…