Join us in the bunker this week as we recount the harrowing tale of Dien Bien Phu. Dien Bien Phu was fought between the French and Vietnamese in 1954. The battle is a classic example of encirclement warfare. Our beer this week is 33 export beer out of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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Works cited for this episode:
Fall, Bernard. Hell In A Very Small Place: The Siege Of Dien Bien Phu.
Maclear, Michael. The Ten Thousand Day War.
Christian Appy. Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from all Sides.
Douglas Porch. The French Foreign Legion.
2 thoughts on “Episode 1: Dien Bien Phu”
Its absolutely nuts that the seminal work of this action wasnt cited. Martin Windrow’s the Last Valley.
Great readiing your blog post