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A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Charles R. Shrader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954, the author argues that the First Indochina War was a war of logistics in which strategic and operational plans and their outcome ... More


Viet Minh Combat Forces

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 3, the author describes the number, distribution, and organization of Viet Minh combat forces, including the high command and territorial structures and the organization of tactical units.


The Indochinese Communist Party and the Vệit Minh

David G. Marr

in Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Indochinese Communist Party's substantial impact on Vietnam in late 1945 was marbled by its budding relations with the Việt Minh groups and local government committees around the country. In ... More


Modus Vivendi

Stein Tønnesson

in Vietnam 1946: How the War Began

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520256026
eISBN:
9780520944602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256026.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The modus vivendi was enclosed with eleven articles which contains the following: an outline of the conditions for Franco-Vietnamese cooperation in the economic, cultural, diplomatic, and military ... More


Seven Years of War in Indochina

Nathaniel L. Moir

in Number One Realist: Bernard Fall and Vietnamese Revolutionary Warfare

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197629888
eISBN:
9780197650202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197629888.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 4 explores the origins of the French–Indochina War and why France, and geopolitical pressure created by the Cold War, drove the United States to support France's operations in Vietnam. The ... More


Advisors and Aid

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 2 examines what the Viet Minh needed from China and Mao’s determination to support Ho’s war effort. It discusses Mao’s concerns about national security since Josef Stalin was not ready to ... More


Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but this book analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in ... More


Ho’S China Connection

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 1 details how Ho made China his revolutionary base from World War II to the French Indochina War. The Vietnamese and Chinese shared a common heritage and anticolonial experiences for more ... More


Battle for the Airwaves during the First Indochina War

Lonán Ó Briain

in Voices of Vietnam: A Century of Radio, Red Music, and Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197558232
eISBN:
9780197558270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558232.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The VOV proudly proclaims September 7, 1945 as the foundational date for Vietnamese public radio, when the Declaration of Independence was read out on wireless for the first time. Vietnamese ... More


From Thanh Niên to the Indochinese Communist Party (ICP) and the Việt Minh

John T. Sidel

in Republicanism, Communism, Islam: Cosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755613
eISBN:
9781501755637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755613.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter starts with the introduction of Thanh Niên dissolution as a coherent organization, leaving in its wake a welter of new groupings: an Indochinese Communist Party (ICP), a rival Annamese ... More


“The Effort Must Be Made”

Thomas L. Ahern

in Vietnam Declassified: The CIA and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125619
eISBN:
9780813135342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125619.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

John Caswell, then chief of Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Vietnam desk, later recalled the atmosphere of despair at the CIA Headquarters as Prime Minister Ngo Dinh Diem took office in July ... More


“ A Long Country Inhabited by Lotus Eaters”: Washington Encounters Laos

Seth Jacobs

in The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445477
eISBN:
9780801464041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445477.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the Eisenhower administration reacted to the recognition of Laos and Cambodia as independent nations. After the defeat of France in the Franco-Viet Minh War, a ... More


First Reflections on a War

Nathaniel L. Moir

in Number One Realist: Bernard Fall and Vietnamese Revolutionary Warfare

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197629888
eISBN:
9780197650202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197629888.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyses the early Cold War in Southeast Asia. It examines this global conflict by assessing Bernard Fall's experiences and how France's return to Vietnam after World War II bound the ... More


Xuan: “Liberty, Fraternity, and Equality ­Were Not for Our People”

Patricia D. Norland

in The Saigon Sisters: Privileged Women in the Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749735
eISBN:
9781501749759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749735.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws attention to the eighth Saigon sister, named Xuan. It talks about Xuan's father who resigned from his position of privilege and decided he could no longer work for the French. It ... More


1946: Postwar Reconciliation and the Loss Reimagined

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Following the war, the effects of National Humiliation policies were visited on Thailand’s new heads of state. The National Assembly underwent fierce debate over whether to accept France’s demand to ... More


Communist Parties Come to Power in Korea and Vietnam

George W. Breslauer

in The Rise and Demise of World Communism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Korea, the USSR occupied the northern half of the country after Japan withdrew its occupation forces. The Soviets installed a regime of North Korean communists who enjoyed popular support due to ... More


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