Trying to keep france happy with us. Even during the japanese occupation of viet nam during world war ii, both the nationalists and communists focused on building their own separate underground intelligence and guerrilla networks. The vietminh, which was short for viet nam doc lap dong minh, or vietnamese league for independence, was founded in may 1941. Beside the crimes and experiment committed by unit 731 there were a great number of other atrocities, including cannibalism.
The farthest east in europe the german wehrmacht managed to occupy was the town of mozdok in the soviet union. A us army special forces soldier at camp cung son, south vietnam during the 1960s with a number of nonstandard items.
Japanese occupation of vietnam. The japanese military entered vietnam in september 1940 and remained there until the end of world war ii august 1945. The most obvious being the ex-wehrmacht mp-40. The representative was cuong de who had continued activities from japan. The farthest north was the settlement of barentsburg in the kingdom of norway.
Like so much else that happened in france during world war ii, the nazi occupation of paris was something entirely more complex and ambiguous than has generally been understood. Japanese troops on leave in saigon during world war ii. The japanese occupation of vietnam helped strengthen the viet minh and contributed to the outbreak of the first indochina war in 1946.