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        Battle of Dien Bien Phu | ​Ken Burns & ​Lynn Novick: The Vietnam War

        In July 1953, the Korean War ended in a negotiated settlement and a divided peninsula. American policymakers saw it as proof that communism in Asia could be contained. Ho Chi Minh agreed to meet with the French to discuss ending the fighting in Vietnam. But then the Battle of Dien Bien Phu happened.

        Visit The Vietnam War website to learn more.

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