[Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam; May 5. Image via Getty]

A Thai ethnic girl invites visitors to buy a Thai traditional 'pieu' scarf at the entrance to the site of the former French army's stronghold 'Eliane 2' in Dien Bien Phu on May 05, 2009. The northwestern battlefield-turned city is to celebrate on May 07, 2009 the 55th anniversary of Vietnam's victory over France at Dien Bien Phu. AFP PHOTO/HOANG DINH Nam (Photo credit should read HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images)