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In the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, the French believed they would have aerial support, and that their superior artillery would bring them success. However, the Viet Minh army surrounded the French with heavy artillery. After fifty-seven days, the French were defeated, bring the colony of French Indochina to an end.

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