1947 a year of frustration

The different types of troops within the French Army, the Colonial Infantry, the Foreign Legion, North African and Indochinese soldiers.  A biography of the new French Governor in Indochina Emile Bollaert who tries to grant limited independence for Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam within the French Union.  Yet his plans for a peace deal with the Democratic Republic of Vietnam are prevented by the French Government who do not want to see a break up of its empire in Indochina.

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Emile Bollaert

 

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