Category: First Indochina War

French 1er REC in action in swamp areas of Southern Indochina…

French 1er REC in action in swamp areas of Southern Indochina

French soldiers fight off a Viet Minh ambush, 1952

French soldiers fight off a Viet Minh ambush, 1952

Vietnamese machine gun crew at the battle of Dien Bien Phu, 1954

Vietnamese machine gun crew at the battle of Dien Bien Phu, 1954

French machine gun posts guard a road during the Battle of…

French machine gun posts guard a road during the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, 1954

A French M24 Chaffee crosses a bridge in French Indo-China

A French M24 Chaffee crosses a bridge in French Indo-China

A French soldier wounded at Luang Prabang, being carried to an…

A French soldier wounded at Luang Prabang, being carried to an army helicopter to Hanoi. May, 1954.

French troops during a counter-attack against the Việt Minh at…

French troops during a counter-attack against the

Việt Minh at Dien Bien Phu, March 1954.

Local pro-French volunteers working on the protection of Dien…

Local pro-French volunteers working on the protection of Dien Bien Phu, March 1954.

The legionnaires of 1re CEPML, a heavy mortar parachute company,…

The legionnaires of 1re CEPML, a heavy mortar parachute company, shelling

Việt Minh

positions during Operation Castor at Dien Bien Phu, November 1953

Troops of the 1st B.E.P in action near the RC-6 road in…

Troops of the 1st B.E.P in action near the RC-6 road in Indochina, January 1952.