Vietnam General Vo Nguyen Giap Dies at Age 102

Vietnam General Vo Nguyen Giap Dies at Age 102

The Associated Press reported Friday that retired General Vo Nguyen Giap, who is known for his role as commander-in-chief of the Vietnamese army during its war against the U.S. and France, has died. Aside from General Ho Chi Minh, Giap was the person most credited with overseeing the military strategy of the Vietnam People’s Army between 1946 and 1975.

According to a Vietnamese official and another unspecified source, Giap was in a Hanoi hospital when he passed away. He was 102 years old.

Written by Chris Bacavis

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2 Responses to "Vietnam General Vo Nguyen Giap Dies at Age 102"

  1. henry nguyen   October 4, 2013 at 9:13 am

    With highly respect General Giap. R.I.P

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  2. thelasthoman   October 4, 2013 at 8:42 am

    actually, he was in “108 Military Central Hospital”

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