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By Genevieve de Galard

As the single French girl between a few 11,000 defenders at Dien Bien Phu, Geneviève de Galard had a different viewpoint of the siege and fall of the French castle. This memoir approximately her years as a flight nurse for the French air strength bargains formerly unknown information about their defeat. De Galard was once at the flights that evacuated casualties from the conflict, frequently touchdown in the middle of Vietminh artillery barrages. After a French air strength C-47 with de Galard on board used to be heavily broken, she tended to the wounded and loss of life in a box sanatorium. Her efforts received her the Knight's go and the Croix de Guerre, and from the yankee press the identify Angel of Dien Bien Phu. Following a tickertape parade in big apple, President Eisenhower presented her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1954. Now, americans can research the total story.

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