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Giap, Vo Nguyen Syllabification: Giap, Vo Nguyen

Definition of Giap, Vo Nguyen in English:

( 1912–2013), Vietnamese military and political leader. As North Vietnamese vice-premier and defense minister, he was responsible for the strategy leading to the withdrawal of US forces from South Vietnam in 1973 and the subsequent reunification of the country in 1976.

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