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The Forgotten Angels of Dien Bien Phu
In November 1953 the French army began building a base in the mountains around Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam, hoping that it would lure the Viet Minh guerrilla fighters into an open battle. Eventually, 16,000 French personnel each manned the six fortified outposts named, as legend has it,  after... Read more
The French Military Recruited Colonial Sex Workers
The French army procured prostitutes for its troops in the field throughout the 20th century. And it was hardly alone in doing so. During and prior to World War II, Japan and Germany were infamous for large-scale state-organized military brothels that often included unpaid or captive sex slaves. France’s... Read more
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