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DGJ_1608 - Ho Chi Minh

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Since I will be posting pictures connected with Ho Chi Minh, I should say who he was.

 

1. Ho Chi Minh, real name Nguyen Tat Thanh (1890-1969)

2. Was a teacher for a while and a cook on a steamship

3. Was part of communist movement in France, China and Vietnam

4. Formed the Vietminh, that fought the Japanese

5. After Japanese defeat the Vietminh seized power, Ho Chi Minh, (which means the “Enlightener”), became president.

6. 1946 war started Vietminh guerrillas fought French troops

7. Negotiations at Geneva divided the country, with only the North assigned to the Vietminh

8. 1960, mounted an insurgency against the U.S.-supported regime in Saigon

9. On September 3, 1969, he died in Hanoi of heart failure.

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