North Vietnam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n North Vietnam a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War
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Usage

In literature:

Will North Vietnam detach itself from China and attach itself more closely to Russia?
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
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In news:

Seen here in Nov 1972, President Nixon confers with Henry A Kissinger in New York after the presidential adviser returned from a week of secret negotiations in Paris with North Vietnam's Le Duc Tho.
(FORTUNE Magazine) – Nestled among the rugged hills of Vietnam's Central Highlands, 200 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City, Buon Ma Thuot is a remote and isolated village in a remote and isolated land.
It didn't work over North Vietnam.
It is the Kalashnikov assault rifle that a North Vietnamese soldier used to kill 78 Americans in the Vietnam War.
Pararescue Jumpers' Daring Rescue of Downed Fighter Pilot Deep Inside North Vietnam.
North Fort Myers resident Tom Hutchinson, a veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam watches the USS Mohawk sink in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, July 2, 2012.
Nesat Weakens to Tropical Storm, Makes Landfall in North Vietnam .
North Vietnam 's Master Plan.
The People's Army of Vietnam published an official history in Hanoi in 1994 that has shed light on a number of crucial actions taken by the North Vietnam ese leadership.
After spending a week in Peking I went to North Vietnam for just over a month and then returned to China, where I stayed in Changsha and Canton for two weeks.
The 1968 Battle of Khe Sanh was the longest, deadliest and most controversial of the Vietnam War, pitting the US Marines and their allies against the North Vietnamese Army.
Novelist John Steinbeck toured combat areas of South Vietnam and traveled to the north of Thailand and into Laos between December 1966 and May 1967.
At 3 o'clock in the morning of Jan 31, 1968, North Vietnamese and Vietcong forces launched a wave of simultaneous attacks on South Vietnamese and American forces in major cities, towns and military bases throughout South Vietnam.
A jungle raid in January 1962 in which US helicopter pilots ferried South Vietnamese troops to attack soldiers from the North was one of America's first major operations in the Vietnam War.
Hess, Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force, likes to say that he flew 33-and-a-half missions over North Vietnam.
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