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Border between Vietnam and Cambodia  
   

Border between Vietnam and Cambodia

My sisters Sue and Judy in the forground
1956-1958: Early years at Dalat School

August 4th 1956
I was six, almost seven, so it was time for me to start school. Missionaries in Southeast Asia sent their children to boarding school at Dalat, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Vietnam was part of French Indochina until 1954 when it was divided into North and South Vietnam, with Ho Chi Minh and his communists in charge of the government in the north, and Ngo Dinh Diem as the president of the ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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