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Q: On May 7 1954 where did a French force fall to the Vietminh?
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Fall of dien bien phu?

French forces at Dien Bien Phu fell to the communist Viet Minh May 7th 1954 .


What air force instruction does the arming and use of force by air force personnel fall under?

Air Force Instruction 31-101


Who did Britain imperialize?

India -- Gandhi's period. Africa -- read Things Fall Apart.


Why did the Vietnam War start and when did it start?

Start of Vietnam WarThe Chinese had control over Vietnam, but in 1939, they left and an independent Vietnam was created. In 1407, the Chinese regained control of the area. In 1427, the Chinese were driven out and another Vietnam nation was established. In 1861, the French seized control of Saigon and the rest of the South by 1867. They took control of the North by 1883. In 1940-41, the Japanese advanced into and took control of Northern and Southern French Indochina, as France had been defeated by Germany at that time. It was during this period, that 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. When the Allies defeated Japan in W.W.II, the British and Chinese accepted the surrender of the Japanese in Vietnam and the French reentered the area and took over control again. 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 was temporarily divided into two sections, north and south. The people of the South chose Ngo Dinh Diem as their ruler and Ho continued to rule the North. Diem refused to go along with the planned elections in 1956 to unite the nation, because he knew he would lose, so the Vietminh members in the South created the Viet Cong and the war between north and south for control of the country began. In 1954, the Vietminh forces of Vietnam defeated the French at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, and the nation was temporarily divided into two sections, north and south. The people of the south chose Ngo Dinh Diem as their ruler and Ho Chi Minh ruled the North. Diem refused to go along with the planned elections in 1956 to unite the nation so the Vietminh members in the south created the Viet Cong and the war between north and south for control of the country began. The government of South Vietnam requested military advisors from the United States to help train the South Vietnamese army. Ho Chi Minh was a communist and during the Cold War of the 1950s and 60s, the aim of the US government was containment of communist power and not to let it spread. The Eisenhower administration provided South Vietnam with money and advisors to help stop the threat of a North Vietnamese takeover. The United States also was pledged by treaty (SEATO) to aid the member nations in southeast Asia, if they were attacked by a foreign (communist) power. Following the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, President Lyndon B. Johnson also believed in containment and the domino theory. If one nation falls to communism, the next nation will fall, and the next, etc. It became the aim of the Johnson administration to prevent a communist takeover in Southeast Asia. In August, 1964, President Johnson reported to the nation that American ships had been attacked by North Vietnam gunboats in the Gulf of Tonkin, in international waters. The Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving the President the power to use whatever force necessary to protect our interests in the area. At the time, the truth was not reported. > http://www.fair.org/index.php?page=2261MrVAnswerThere was dissension between North and South Vietnam for at least hundreds of years before we were involved. The war we were part of we were asked to join and help French forces in the effort to stop the spread of communism. We pulled out before the war was over but while Laos and Cambodia became communist, South Vietnam did not.chicken giggitygoo


French Independence Day?

There is no Independence Day in France, as it never was a colony from Another Country. The national day is held on the 14th of July to comemorate the fall of the Bastille, marking the beginning of the French Revolution.

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When was the Vietnam War fought?

The beginning date will vary widely, I like to date it from the fall of the French in 1954 until 30 April 1975.


Fall of dien bien phu?

French forces at Dien Bien Phu fell to the communist Viet Minh May 7th 1954 .


What day did Christmas fall on in 1954?

Saturday (December 25, 1954)


How do you say the fall season in french?

Fall is spelled 'automne' (fem.) in French.


What day did July 17th 1954 fall on?

July 17, 1954, was a Saturday.


What day did November 13th fall on in 1954?

November 13th 1954 was a Saturday.


What month in 1954 was Elvis Presley on the grand ole opry?

In the fall of 1954.


The downward force acting on an object in free fall is the force of what?

The downward force acting on an object in free fall is the force of gravity. This force is always directed towards the center of the Earth and causes acceleration of the object towards the ground.


What is the word for to fall in love in French?

To fall in love is "tomber amoureux / amoureuse" in French.


What day of the week did August 3 1954 fall on?

August 3 1954 was a Tuesday.


What day of the week did May 28 1954 fall on?

May 28 1954 was on a Friday.


The states that exists when the only force acting on an object is gravity?

The two states that exist when the only force acting on an object is gravity are free fall and equilibrium. In free fall, the object is accelerating downward due to gravity, while in equilibrium, the object is either at rest or moving at a constant velocity with no net force acting on it.