The First Vietnam war, 1946-1954
The First Vietnam war, 1946-1954 [videorecording] / WGBH ... [et al.] ; written and produced by Judith Vecchione.
- Uniform series
Vietnam, a television history. Videorecording ; no. 2.
1 cassette (U-matic) (59 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 3/4 in.
Film editor, Eric W. Handley ; narrator, Will Lyman.
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.
An authorized dub of the WGBH-TV program, originally broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service.
- Subject headings
Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
Dien Bien Phu, Battle of, Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, 1954
- Other contributors
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)