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Vietnam war hero General Giap dies aged 102

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Vietnam war hero General Giap dies aged 102

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A Vietnamese general famous for masterminding victories against France and the US, has died at the age of 102.

Vo Nguyen Giap defeated French forces in 1954 helping end French colonial rule in the region.

Two decades later, he went on to oversee the Communist victory over US-backed South Vietnam.