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The Emancipation of French Indochina
The Emancipation of French Indochina
By Donald Lancaster
Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of International Affairs), 1961, 445 pp

This is chiefly an account of events in French Indochina following the Japanese occupation up to the fall of Dien Bien Phu and the Communist take-over in Northern Vietnam. The author served on the staff of the British Legation in Saigon from 1950 to 1954.