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The First Vietnam war, 1946-1954

Title
The First Vietnam war, 1946-1954 [videorecording] / WGBH ... [et al.] ; written and produced by Judith Vecchione.
Format
Videocassette
Uniform series
Vietnam, a television history. Videorecording ; no. 2.
Published/Produced
1984.
Description
1 cassette (U-matic) (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 3/4 in.
Credits
Film editor, Eric W. Handley ; narrator, Will Lyman.
Summary
Recounts eight years of fighting between Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh forces and the French in Vietnam. Shows how the French, even with extensive financial aid from the United States, could not beat the Viet Minh. Examines the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu and subsequent withdrawal from their former Indochinese empire.
Notes
An authorized dub of the WGBH-TV program, originally broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service.
Subject headings
Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
French--Indochina.
Dien Bien Phu, Battle of, Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, 1954
Vietnam--History--1946-1954.
Other contributors
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Auxiliary Library Facility
Call Number
DS558 .V48 no.2
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Stacks