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This edition published in by Brassey's, Distributed in North America by Casemate Pub. in London, . Havertown, PA.

Written in English

128 pages

The Battle of Dien Bien Phy in 1954, when the French forces were defeated by the Vietnamese liberation army.

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Dien Bien Phu

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The Battle of Dien Bien Phy in 1954, when the French forces were defeated by the Vietnamese liberation army.

Dien Bien Phu

This edition published in by Brassey's, Distributed in North America by Casemate Pub. in London, . Havertown, PA.


Table of Contents

Author's Note 6
Introduction 7
Preface 9
1 The conflict in French Indo-China 12
2 The operational and strategic debate 22
3 Opening moves 29
4 French organisation and deployment 36
5 Combat capability of the French union forces 43
6 Combat capability of the communist forces 51
7 Battle is joined 56
8 Close combat 67
9 Shaping the final battle 75
10 International dimensions and other options 79
11 Prelude to defeat 86
12 The final onslaught 98
13 Truths and consequences 109
Bibliography 121
Notes 123
Index 128

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122) and index.

Series
Battles in focus
Other Titles
Dien Bien Phu, 1954
Copyright Date
2004

Classifications

Library of Congress
DS553.3.D5 S77 2004

Contributors

  • Designer
    David Gibbons
  • Editor
    Michael Boxall
  • Illustrator
    Anthony A. Evans

The Physical Object

Pagination
128 p. :
Number of pages
128
Dimensions
24 x 19 x 1 centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3327385M
ISBN 10
1857533720
LC Control Number
2004301663
OCLC/WorldCat
55588914
Library Thing
4688397
Goodreads
4104022

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