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Maps: Vietnam from 1945 to the Postwar

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Vietnam from 1945 to the Postwar

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The tiny nation of Vietnam, with its history of being invaded and ruled by foreigners, loomed large on the world scene at the end of World War II. Beginning in 1946, nationalist, communist Vietminh forces under the leadership of Ho Chi Minh battled the French and their French-supported, anti-communist compatriots for control.

Explore maps of Vietnam from its colonial years to the end of the Vietnam War.

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