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Vietnam celebrates 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory over French forces

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:18 EDT
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Vietnam marks ‘historic, golden’ Dien Bien Phu victory (via AFP)

War veterans, communist leaders and diplomats gathered in Vietnam’s Dien Bien Phu town Wednesday for an event to mark the 60th anniversary of the country’s seminal victory over French colonial forces. The bloody, 56-day battle in this remote, northwestern…



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