the Tran are known for defeating the mongols. Each time when the vietnamese evacuated the capital city. Then mongols arrived, found an empty city. Then the vietnamese attacked.they used guerrilla tactics to drive the mongols away.
there is no Vietnamese people!
the mongols sent a huge fleet of ships up the bach dang river.then the vietnamese attacked. The mongols tried to flee. But the iron stackes trapped the shipd.Then the vietnamese shot fire arrows and burned much of the mongol fleet.
The Tran Dynasty fell and now the Chinese ruled harshly.
a vietnamese man le loi refused to work for the chinese. he wanted the chinese to leave Annam, so he raised and army and fought the chinese. After that he created the Le dynasty
Le Loi was a heroe to the vietnamese people. One legend says that a turtle gave Le Loi a huge sword. Le Loi used i to defea the chinese . After somethings Annam was free, it was time to give the sword back. Then Le Loi gave back the sword to the turtle.
i could not do it without you... do you want fame, money?
Le Loi did not defeat china alone. He did it with his partner, guyen Trai, he was a brave soldier and also a poet.
no, i dont want fame or power.
The Khmer Empire
the Khmer empire declined, and in time, the vietnamese gained control of some Khmer lands, too. Rulers of the Le dynasty stayed in power for more than 300 years.