Hoàng Cầm (general)

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Đỗ Văn Cầm, nom de guerre Hoàng Cầm (April 30, 1920 – August 19, 2013),[1] was a Vietnamese General.

He was born in Cao Sơn, Ứng Hòa, Hà Đông. He led the 4th Corps (Vietnam People's Army) (NVA IV) against the South Vietnamese in the 1974 battle of Phuoc Long.[2]

There is another by the name of Hoàng Cầm (1916-1996), a soldier inventor of the Viet Minh Hoàng Cầm stove.[3]


  1. ^ Hoàng, Phan (1999). Phỏng vấn các tướng lĩnh Việt Nam: tập 1-2-3 (in Vietnamese). Trẻ. p. 10. 
  2. ^ The Tragedy of the Vietnam War: A South Vietnamese Officer's Analysis - Page 203 Van Nguyen Duong - 2008 "The NVA IV Corps of Major General Hoang Cam, comprised the 341st, 2nd and 7th Divisions plus an artillery regiment and an armored regiment assailed the ARVN 18th Division along inter-provincial Route 20 and at Xuan-Loc, the capital city "
  3. ^ The Vietnamese War: Revolution and Social Change in the Mekong Volume 1 - Page 249 David W. P. Elliott - 2003 "... and cook without fire (this certainly refers to the famous Hoang Cam stove, named after its Viet Minh inventor, who discovered a way of"