First indochina war background after the surrender of japan part of the indochina wars and the cold war clockwise from top : after the fall of dien bien phu supporting laotian troops fall back across the mekong river into laos french marine commandos. The first indochina war was a war in indochina between the french who ruled it and the vietminh who were communist rebels stalin sent tons of weapons to mao, who gave them to the vietminh and trained them in using these. The indo-china war, that began on 20 october 1962, saw a month-long standoff between approximately 10,000-20,000 indian troops and 80,000 chinese troops the war ended on 21 november, 54 years ago. A short overview of vietnam's rice culture & history of nationalism, french colonial rule, and wwii this section covers the post-war era, including the return of french colonialism, the first indochina war between the viet minh and france, the disaster at. George c herring, emeritus professor of history at the university of kentucky, lectures on the first indochina war, 1946-1954, as part of the w&l alumni.
Indochina: first indochina war posted on august 7, 2015 by world peace foundation during world war ii, japanese occupation—whose policies, it must be noted in this study of the impacts of violence on civilian groups, resulted in a devastating. The indo-china war, also known as the sino-indian border conflict, was a war between china and india that occurred in 1962 a disputed himalayan border was the main pretext for war, but other issues played a role. The sino-indian war claimed about 2,000 lives and played out in the harsh terrain of the karakoram mountains, some 4,270 meters (14,000 feet) above sea level background to the war the primary cause of the 1962 war between india and china was the disputed border between the two countries, in the high mountains of aksai chin.
This is introductory lecture on a cbse class 10th topic - the nationalist movement in indo-china this chapter is divided into 10 lectures, so make sure you watch the other nine lectures for a. The beginning of the first indochina war was marked by an outbreak of fighting as a result of a violation in the cease-fire agreement when viet minh soldiers refused a french demand to leave haiphong fighting broke out and approximately 1,000 vietnamese were. Travel topics cultural attractions historical travel indochina wars indochina wars the indochina wars were a series of conflicts in southeast asia from 1946 to 1989 the major conflicts with global impact were the first indochina war from 1946 to 1954 in. The director, a french veteran of the indochina war (la 317e section), returned to follow a platoon of american soldiers for six weeks at the height of fighting in vietnam in 1966 the see full summary . This war was a brief war but a decisive encounter between india and china this conflict left far-reaching repercussions for the sub-continent india was following a non-alignment policy before this war.
The first indochina war (also known as the french indochina war), was a major conflict in the asian region known as the war was fought by france, the long-time colonial ruler in the indochina, and vietnamese, cambodian, and laotian communist rebel forces. The vietnam war has scarred, transformed and inspired countless writers and art practitioners while the list of books about this conflict includes hundreds of enlightening works, we pick ten of the best texts offering illuminating perspectives on the war, its context and the effects it had on. The first indochina war (also known as the french indochina war, the franco-vietnamese war, the franco-vietminh instead, support came from communist china most of the fighting took place in tonkin, in northern vietnam, although the conflict. French indochina war at the end of world war ii, the southeast asian land of vietnam was a french colony, part of their indochina union that included vietnam, cambodia, and laos. The first indochina war (called the indochina war in france and french war in vietnam) began after world war ii ended and lasted until the french defeat in 1954 after a long campaign of resistance viet minh forces had claimed a victory after japanese and vichy.
A summary of vietnamese nationalism and the first indochina war: 1900-1954 in history sparknotes's the vietnam war (1945-1975) learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the vietnam war (1945-1975) and what it means. Brief overview imperialism and colonialism the vietnam war has roots in vietnam's centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first china, which ruled ancient vietnam, and then france, which took control of vietnam in the late 1800s and established french indochina. The vietnam war occurred in present-day vietnam, southeast asia it represented a successful attempt on the part of the democratic republic of vietnam (north vietnam, drv) and the national front for the liberation of vietnam (viet cong) to unite and impose a communist system over the entire nation. The indochina war refers to the fallout universe's analogue to the vietnam war the french colony of indochina achieved independence in the early 1950s, but soon found itself entangled in a bloody civil war.
The first indochina war (generally known as the indochina war in france, and as the anti-french resistance war in vietnam) began in french indochina on 19 december 1946, and lasted until 20 july 1954. Find great deals on ebay for french indochina war shop with confidence. French colonialism in vietnam lasted more than six decades by the late 1880s, the french controlled vietnam, laos and cambodia, which were collectively referred to as indochine français (french indochina) indochina became one of france's most lucrative colonial possessions it was part of a. The vietnam war was fought between communist north vietnam and the government of southern vietnam the north was supported by communist countries such as the people's republic of china and the soviet union.