|Debris from the siege. Many of the planes used by the French were
hire from us and had American pilots.
The French surrendered after a siege by the Viet Minh which astonished the world.
|This is the interior of the museum. There was a nice diorama, but the exhibits were only labeled in Vietnamese.|
|This is a French tank in situ on one of the French strong points. The story of Dien Bien Phu is one long sad tale of radio transmissions from these outposts going silent.|
My Vietnam Related Websites:
Women in Vietnam ~ Not only nurses served . . .
Dusty's Home Page ~ Poetry and prose by a woman who was a nurse in Vietnam
Emily's Poetry ~ By a Red Cross Donut Dolly
Battle Dressing ~ The Journey of a Nurse in Vietnam
Tim O'Brien's Home Page ~ National Book Award Winner and Americal Vet
Shrapnel in the Heart ~ The most moving book you will read on Vietnam
The Irish on the Wall ~ An effort to locate the Irish who died in Vietnam
Project Hearts and Minds ~ Help put Viet Nam back together
All About Vietnam ~ An annotated bibliography of books about Vietnam for sale thru Amazon Worldwide!
Photos from a Holts' Military History Tour ~ My trip to Vietnam, February 1998
Illinois Vietnam Women's Memorial ~ Honoring all the Illinois women who served
|Page last updated August 22, 2001|