History, on this day : LIBERATION

69 years ago, on May 7, 1954, the Việt Minh and general Võ Nguyên Giáp crush in Ðiện Biên Phủ the French arrogant fantasy of protracting colonialism. A landslide military victory, which will stimulate the victorious uprising in Algeria and lead in 1975, against the US, to the complete liberation of Viêt Nam

Võ Nguyên Giáp and Hồ Chí Minh in 1950

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