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Date:May 1941 - 1951...(Show more)Areas Of Involvement:national liberation movement...(Show more)Related People:Ho bỏ ra MinhVo Nguyen GiapLe Duc ThoPham Van Dong...(Show more)

Viet Minh, in full Viet phái mạnh Doc Lap Dong Minh Hoi, English League for the Independence of Vietnam, organization that led the struggle for Vietnamese independence from French rule. The Viet Minh was formed in china in May 1941 by Ho bỏ ra Minh. Although led primarily by communists, the Viet Minh operated as a national front organization xuất hiện to persons of various political persuasions.

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Discover how the United States worked with the communist Viet Minh against the Japanese in World War II
During World War II the communist Viet Minh were the only effective Vietnamese force resisting the Japanese occupation of French Indochina. From Vietnam Perspective (1985), a documentary by Encyclopædia tuyetdenbatngo.com Educational Corporation.

In late 1943, members of the Viet Minh, led by General Vo Nguyen Giap, began khổng lồ infiltrate Vietnam to lớn launch guerrilla operations against the Japanese, who occupied the country during World War II. The Viet Minh forces liberated considerable portions of northern Vietnam, & after the Japanese surrender to lớn the Allies, Viet Minh units seized control of Hanoi and proclaimed the independent Democratic Republic of Vietnam.


Note how the Viet Minh"s guerrilla tactics confined French troops lớn the cities in the First Indochina War
From 1946 lớn 1954, the communist Viet Minh battled the French in what is often called the First Indochina War. From Vietnam Perspective (1985), a documentary by Encyclopædia tuyetdenbatngo.com Educational Corporation.

The French at first promised to recognize the new government as a free state but failed to bởi vì so. On November 23, 1946, at least 6,000 Vietnamese civilians were killed in a French naval bombardment of the port city of Haiphong, & the first Indochina War began. The Viet Minh had popular support and was able to dominate the countryside, while the French strength lay in urban areas. As the war neared an end, the Viet Minh was succeeded by a new organization, the Lien Viet, or Vietnamese National Popular Front. In 1951 the majority of the Viet Minh leadership was absorbed into the Lao Dong, or Vietnamese Workers’ buổi tiệc nhỏ (later Vietnamese Communist Party), which remained the dominant force in North Vietnam.


Elements of the Viet Minh joined with the Viet Cong against the U.S.-supported government of South Vietnam & the United States in the Vietnam War (or Second Indochina War) of the late 1950s, the ’60s, và the early ’70s. After the reunification of the country (1976), Viet Minh leaders continued to lớn take an active role in Vietnamese politics.

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