Lat 21° 23' 7N Long 103° 0' 58E Dien Bien Phu is located in Dien Bein Province the northwest of Vietnam near the border with Laos to the west. Previously known as Thaeng.
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War.
American missions against Dien Bien Phu
April 4-9, 1945
Dien Bien Phu Airfield
Located near Fien Bien Phu.
During the First Indochina War, site of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu between March 13, 1954 to May 7, 1954.
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February 4, 2018