Got to do better, pinto: In early 1946, the French landed a...

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    Got to do better, pinto:

    In early 1946, the French landed a military force at Haiphong, and negotiations took place about the future for Vietnam as a state within the French Union. Fighting broke out in Haiphong between the Việt Minh government and the French over a conflict of interest in import duty at the port.
    Locations: French Indochina
    Military personnel involved: Vo Nguyen Giap
    Combatants: France
    Start date: December 19, 1946

    First Indochina War - Wikipedia

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    Yankees, to their great historical shame, slotted themselves on the pretext
    of opposing Communism transition.
    Had there been no frenchy ignition, that hysterical history may not have
    happened.
    Do note my use of "may".

    Cheers,
 
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