War in Indo-China

Archive Report

Military Salemates: Indo-China and Korea

The visit of French Premier René Mayer to Washington at the end of March afforded the first opportunity for comprehensive discussions between French political leaders and members of the Eisenhower administration on means of breaking the military stalemate in Indo-China. The talks are expected to bring new efforts by the United States to strengthen French-Vietnamese operations against Communist rebels in that key area on the southern border of Red China.1 The Indo-China war, now in its seventh year, has been a constant drain on the limited economic and manpower resources of France and has greatly reduced her defense capabilities on the continent of Europe.

President Eisenhower is known to assign the same strategic importance to the struggle in Indo-China as to ...

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