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Võ Nguyên Giáp

Võ Nguyên Giáp (25 August 1911 – 4 October 2013) was a Vietnamese general in the Vietnam People's Army and a politician. Giap is considered one of the greatest military strategists of the 20th century. He first grew to prominence during World War II, where he served as the military leader of the Viet Minh resistance against the Japanese occupation of Vietnam. Giap was a principal commander in two wars: the First Indochina War (1946–54) and the Vietnam War (1960–75), participating in several historically significant battles: Lạng Sơn (1950), Hòa Bình (1951–52), Điện Biên Phủ (1954), the Tết Offensive (1968), the Easter Offensive (1972), and the final Ho Chi Minh Campaign (1975). His leadership is the most respected by Vietnamese/French people.


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Born:
Aug 25, 1911 In Lệ Thủy, Vietnam
Movie/TV Credits:
4
First Appeared:
In the movie A Grin Without a Cat 1977-11-23
Latest Project:
Series Decolonisation 2020-01-07
Known For
Poster of Decolonisation
Poster of The Vietnam War
Poster of The General And Me
Poster of A Grin Without a Cat
Filmography
Series Decolonisation Himself - Politician (archive footage) 2020-01-07
Movie The General And Me Võ Nguyên Giáp 2017-05-29
Series The Vietnam War Self - Politician (archive footage) 2017-09-17
Movie A Grin Without a Cat himself (archive footage) 1977-11-23