His life when Japan took over Indochina

His life when Japan took over Indochina - Ho Chi Minh His...

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Ho Chi Minh His life when Japan took over Indochina (so early military involvement and creation of Vietminh) 1940-1955 Ho is most famous for leading the Viet Minh independence movement from 1941 onward, establishing the communist-governed Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945 and defeating the French Union in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. Independence Movement At the end of World War II, Vietnam was liberated by the Chinese in the north and the British in the south. By the time these forces arrives, the Viet Minh had proclaimed Vietnam's independence. Negotiations then commenced between the Viet Minh and the French who wanted to re-incorporate Indo-China in their Empire. Negotiations broke down and late in 1946 and the Viet Minh began armed resistance against the French. The Vietnamese, again led by Ho Chi Minh, who used guerrilla tactics against the conventional tactics of the French. In 1946, in a power struggle, the Viet Minh killed members of rival groups, such as the leader of the Constitutional party, the head of the party for Independence, and Ngo Dinh Diem’s brother, Ngo Dinh Khoi. Birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam On September 2 nd , 1945 after Emperor Bao Dai’s abdication, Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence of Vietnam, under the name of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. In February 1950, Ho met with Stalin and Mao in Moscow after the Soviet Union recognized his government. They all agreed that China would be responsible for backing the Viet Minh. Mao’s emissary to Moscow stated in August that china planned to train 60-70,000 Viet Minh in the near future. China’s support enabled Ho to escalate the fight against France.
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