The Viet-Minh   By Edward.R.J.Hoddle
Aims <ul><li>The Viet-Minh was created as a resistance group against the Japanese .  </li></ul><ul><li>It wanted to gain i...
Organization   <ul><li>Founded in 1941 by Ho Chi Minh. </li></ul><ul><li>Started to build up forces in china before infilt...
Development  <ul><li>After Japan's surrender in WW2, the Viet-Minh seized the opportunity to claim Viet-Nam as a free stat...
Leadership Ho Chi Minh   <ul><li>First influenced by french communist partys in the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>Ho Chi Minh w...
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  1. 1. The Viet-Minh By Edward.R.J.Hoddle
  2. 2. Aims <ul><li>The Viet-Minh was created as a resistance group against the Japanese . </li></ul><ul><li>It wanted to gain independence for Viet-Nam for the French and the Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to create an open nationalist movement for any political persuasion. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Organization <ul><li>Founded in 1941 by Ho Chi Minh. </li></ul><ul><li>Started to build up forces in china before infiltrating Viet-Nam with guerrilla warfare in 1943. </li></ul><ul><li>Liberated large parts of Northern Viet-Nam from the Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>Received arms from the Soviet union and later the USA. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Development <ul><li>After Japan's surrender in WW2, the Viet-Minh seized the opportunity to claim Viet-Nam as a free state. </li></ul><ul><li>Ho Chi Minh Declared independence in 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>French refuse to accept Vietnamese independence and war is declared in 1946. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leadership Ho Chi Minh <ul><li>First influenced by french communist partys in the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>Ho Chi Minh was inspired by the communist revolutions in China and Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1941 he returned home to lead the Vietnamese independence movement. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1945 Ho Chi Minh declares independence and himself chairman. </li></ul><ul><li>Defeated the French in 1954 </li></ul>

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