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also Vi·et Minh  (vē-ĕt′mĭn′, vē′ĭt-, vyĕt′-)
n. pl. Vietminh also Viet Minh
A member of the Vietnamese political and military movement that challenged the Japanese and defeated the French between 1941 and 1954.
Of or relating to the Vietminh.

[Vietnamese, short for Việt Nam Độc Lập Đồng Minh Hội, Vietnam Federation of Independence.]

Viet Minh

A North Vietnam Communist political group formed in 1941 by Ho Chi-minh. Its forces entered Hanoi to to form a government in1945. It became part of the Vietnam Workers’ Party in 1951.
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30) Ngo Van Chieu, Journal d'un combattant viet-minh (Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1955), p.
In 1941, Dong became one of the founders of the Revolutionary League for the Independence of Vietnam, known as Viet-Minh.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor put paid to her plans to reach France via the US; in 1942, she was 'repatriated' to Vietnam; there, she married Jacques Martin, gave birth to their daughter and lived through American bombing, Japanese repression and Viet-minh raids until 1946.