Võ Nguyên Giáp
Võ Nguyên Giáp (25 August 1911 – 4 October 2013) wis a General in the Vietnam Fowk's Airmy an a politeecian. Giap is considered ane o the greatest militar strategists o aw time. He first grew tae prominence during World War II, whaur he served as the militar leader o the Viet Minh resistance against the Japanese occupation o Vietnam. Giap wis a principal commander in twa wars: the First Indocheenae War (1946–54) an the Vietnam War (1960–75). He pairteecipatit in the follaein heestorically signeeficant battles: Lạng Sơn (1950), Hòa Bình (1951–52), Điện Biên Phủ (1954), the Tết Offensive (1968), the Easter Offensive (1972), an the final Ho Chi Minh Campaign (1975).
Vo Nguyen Giap
General Giap in 2008
|Born||25 August 1911|
Lộc Thủy, Quảng Bình Province, French Indocheenae
|Dee'd||4 October 2013 (aged 102)|
108 Hospital, Hanoi
|Allegiance|| Viet Minh|
|Service/branch||Vietnam Fowk's Airmy|
|Years o service||1944–91|
- "Obituary: General Vo Nguyen Giap". BBC News Services. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
- "General Vo Nguyen Giap: Soldier who led Vietnamese forces against France and the US". Independent Print Ltd. 4 October 2013. Archived frae the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2013.