Charles Piroth (1906 – 15 March 1954) was a French artillery officer and veteran of the Italian Campaign during the Second World War, after which he served three tours in Vietnam during the First Indochina War. Holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Piroth commanded the artillery of the French Dien Bien Phu garrison during the siege of the valley by the Viet Minh. After failures by his artillery batteries to provide adequate support, he committed suicide in his bunker.

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  • Charles Piroth (* 1906 ; † 15. März 1954 in Điện Biên Phủ, Französisch-Indochina) war ein französischer Offizier. Er war Befehlshaber der Artillerie bei der Schlacht um Dien Bien Phu. (de)
  • Charles Piroth (1906 – 15 March 1954) was a French artillery officer and veteran of the Italian Campaign during the Second World War, after which he served three tours in Vietnam during the First Indochina War. Holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Piroth commanded the artillery of the French Dien Bien Phu garrison during the siege of the valley by the Viet Minh. After failures by his artillery batteries to provide adequate support, he committed suicide in his bunker. (en)
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  • Charles Piroth (* 1906 ; † 15. März 1954 in Điện Biên Phủ, Französisch-Indochina) war ein französischer Offizier. Er war Befehlshaber der Artillerie bei der Schlacht um Dien Bien Phu. (de)
  • Charles Piroth (1906 – 15 March 1954) was a French artillery officer and veteran of the Italian Campaign during the Second World War, after which he served three tours in Vietnam during the First Indochina War. Holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Piroth commanded the artillery of the French Dien Bien Phu garrison during the siege of the valley by the Viet Minh. After failures by his artillery batteries to provide adequate support, he committed suicide in his bunker. (en)
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