Việt Minh

Tags: Vietnam

The Việt Minh or “League for the Independence of Vietnam” was a national liberation movement founded in South China on May 19, 1941. Led by Ho Chi Minh, the Việt Minh initially formed to seek independence for Vietnam from France and later to oppose the Japanese occupation.
Context: Former members of the Việt Minh joined with other resistance groups to form the National Liberation Front (NLF).

Synonyms:
Viet Minh, Vietminh

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