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French Indochina

War Name : French Indochina

Date(s) : 06 March 1946 - 29 December 1954


Following the collapse of Japanese power in Vietnam after the Second World War, Ho Chi Minh declared an independent Republic. The French, however wished to re-impose their colonial authority over the region, leading to civil unrest, and war, with the Viet Minh guerrillas being backed by China.

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