fredag 16. mai 2014

The Last Time China Got Into a Fight With Vietnam, It Was a Disaster

In the winter of 1978, when Deng Xiaoping made his threat of a “lesson,” more than 80,000 Chinese troops were sent across the border into Vietnam. Chinese Deputy Defense Minister Su Yu boasted of being able to take Hanoi in a week, but the untested Chinese army met fierce resistance from battle hardened Vietnamese forces. Read more