Cold War 4 Vietnam

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Cold War 4 Vietnam

  1. 1. Canada in the Post-War World “The American War”
  2. 2. Before 1954 During WWII, Japan occupied French Indochina After the Japanese surrender, the Viet Minh launched a country-wide effort to seize government On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh declared the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  3. 3. Before 1954 In southern Vietnam, French troopsArmy studySaigon, andat As US arrived in completed tried to re-establish colonialthe the time noted, France lost French rule because it war primarily “neglected to cultivate broke out In 1947, full scale war the loyalty and support of the Vietnamese between the Viet Minh and France people.” In 1954, France finally admitted defeat, and independence was granted to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

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