Best Answer

The French had fought there from 1946 to 1954; 1st Indochina War or French Indochina War.

User Avatar

Wiki User

15y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago

Vietnam was a part of colonial French Indochina.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What was the French connection to Vietnam during the Vietnam war?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What was the US connection to South Vietnam during the Vietnam War?

South Vietnam was considered an ally of the US.

What did the french do during the Vietnam war?

Their war was '46 to '54.

Is Vietnam War part of the world wars?

No, Unless by 'vietnam war' you mean the Japanese conquest of French Indochina during WWII .

How did the French influence Vietnam?

During the Vietnam War, the second language of the Vietnamese people was French. The Catholic religion appeared to be the second most common religion. Some French built paved roads and buildings were still present through out the country.

What occurred in Vietnam between 1946 and 1954?

The 1st IndoChina War, also called the "French Indo-China War", or the "French Vietnam War."

When did Japanese occupied Vietnam during what war?

WWII, it was called French Indochina then.

During world war 2 who invaded and forced the french out of Vietnam?

The Japanese .

What happened during the Vietnam revolution?

There were 3 wars involving Vietnam in the 20th Century: 1. Guerilla warfare against the Japanese during WWII (1941-1945), with US assistance. 2. The French Indochina War (1946-1954); French Vietnam War. 3. The US Indochina War (1961-1973); US Vietnam War.

Is Vietnam colonized or invaded?

colonized by french and invaded by mongolions

Why Vietnam won the war but lost the peace?

Vietnam won the French war. North Vietnam won the American Vietnam War. There was no such country named "Vietnam" during the American Vietnam War 1955-1975. There were two nations: North VN & South VN.

Who Aided France in the Vietnam War?

The US aided France during the 1st Indochina War, aka French Indochina War, aka the French War.

Which country controlled vietman during world war 2?

During WW2 Vietnam was a French protectorate and was named French Indochina.