The fall of Diên Biên Phu (RTL, 7–9 May 1964)

On 7 May 1954, after 57 days of fighting, the French Army is defeated at Diên Biên Phu in Northern Vietnam. The defeat marks an important step in the process of decolonising Indo-China.

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Source: LELLONE, Michel. Diên Biên Phu. Paris: RTL.
Photo: La bataille de Diên Biên Phu. Indochine: Keystone. Noir et blanc.

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