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The Resource The angel of Dien Bien Phu : the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam, Geneviève de Galard

The angel of Dien Bien Phu : the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam, Geneviève de Galard

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The angel of Dien Bien Phu : the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam
Title
The angel of Dien Bien Phu
Title remainder
the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Geneviève de Galard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Summary
A Presidential Medal of Freedom winner recounts her time as the only woman among some 11,000 French defenders at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam, a time when, as a flight nurse for the French air force, she relentlessly and selflessly tended to countless wounded as the battle raged on
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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380026
Cataloging source
DLC
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1924-
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Galard, Geneviève de
Dewey number
959.704/142
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS553.5
LC item number
.G3513 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Galard, Geneviève de
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Dien Bien Phu, Battle of, Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, 1954
  • Nurses
  • France
  • Aviation nursing
  • Aviation nursing
Target audience
adult
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the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam
Label
The angel of Dien Bien Phu : the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam, Geneviève de Galard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: Toward Dien Bien Phu : the historical context -- Roots -- Dreams of Indochina -- In the maelstrom -- The trap closes -- Among the wounded -- Toward the fall -- A hospital under parachutes -- Further than hell -- Hanoi-Saigon-Paris -- Triumph on Broadway -- Always a flight nurse -- Remaining faithful -- To them -- Appendix A: A few testimonies -- Appendix B: Order of battle, French Union forces, Dien Bien Phu -- Appendix C: Casualties of French forces at Dien Bien Phu -- Appendix D. Order of battle, Vietminh forces, Dien Bien Phu -- Chronology A: French Indochina War, 1945-1956 -- Chronology B: Battle of Dien Bien Phu, November 12, 1953-May 7, 1954
Control code
2010021998
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781591142065
Lccn
2010021998
Label
The angel of Dien Bien Phu : the sole French woman at the decisive battle in Vietnam, Geneviève de Galard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: Toward Dien Bien Phu : the historical context -- Roots -- Dreams of Indochina -- In the maelstrom -- The trap closes -- Among the wounded -- Toward the fall -- A hospital under parachutes -- Further than hell -- Hanoi-Saigon-Paris -- Triumph on Broadway -- Always a flight nurse -- Remaining faithful -- To them -- Appendix A: A few testimonies -- Appendix B: Order of battle, French Union forces, Dien Bien Phu -- Appendix C: Casualties of French forces at Dien Bien Phu -- Appendix D. Order of battle, Vietminh forces, Dien Bien Phu -- Chronology A: French Indochina War, 1945-1956 -- Chronology B: Battle of Dien Bien Phu, November 12, 1953-May 7, 1954
Control code
2010021998
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781591142065
Lccn
2010021998

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