Nightly News   |  October 04, 2013

Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnamese military commander, has died

The feared military general was believed to have been 102 years old when he died. Millions fought under the hard-line communist and a million men died under his command. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> he was a deadly enemy of the country in a brutal war that had a heavy price on american lives. bo nguyen giap was believed to be 102 years old. he was a fearsome military commander . his armies defeated first the french and then re pel ed american forces over a 30-year period. millions fought under the hard line communist and a million men died in his command. in recent years many of the american warriors he faced made the pilgrimage to vietnam to meet the aging general.