– Poet and author Trần Dần (1926-1997) | crossroads and lampposts

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Poet and author Trần Dần (1926-1997) came of age in the turbulent 1940s and 1950s in northern Vietnam. One of many writers who joined the revolution, he was present at the famous victory of General Giap’s forces over the French at Điện Biên Phủ and shortly afterwards wrote a novel about the battle, Người người lớp lớp (Men upon men, waves upon waves).

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