Victory Monument commemorates the Viet Minh's victory over French forces in 1954. Photo: Mai Duong for Ceritalah

The Vietnamese town that lives the country’s fighting spirit

  • Dien Bien Phu was the site of an ignominious French defeat that arguably marked the beginning of the end for European colonial powers in Asia
  • Today its inhabitants are still proud, but face a new set of challenges – bringing lasting peace, prosperity and social mobility
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Victory Monument commemorates the Viet Minh's victory over French forces in 1954. Photo: Mai Duong for Ceritalah
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