Genevieve de Galard's Angel of Dien Bien Phu: The Lone French Woman at the PDF

By Genevieve de Galard

ISBN-10: 1591142067

ISBN-13: 9781591142065

As the single French girl between a few 11,000 defenders at Dien Bien Phu, Geneviève de Galard had a special standpoint of the siege and fall of the French castle. This memoir approximately her years as a flight nurse for the French air strength deals formerly unknown information about their defeat. De Galard used to be at the flights that evacuated casualties from the conflict, usually touchdown in the course of Vietminh artillery barrages. After a French air strength C-47 with de Galard on board was once heavily broken, she tended to the wounded and demise in a box clinic. Her efforts gained her the Knight's move and the Croix de Guerre, and from the yank press the identify Angel of Dien Bien Phu. Following a tickertape parade in manhattan, President Eisenhower provided her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1954. Now, americans can study the whole story.

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