DANGER ZONES: Aid from the North

In Saigon last week, the French language newspaper Echo du Viet Nam, semi-official organ of the Viet Nam government, published the details of a massive military aid program undertaken by Red China on behalf of Ho Chi Minh's Communist forces in Indo-China.

The Chinese Reds, reported the French, have promised to supply their Indo-Chinese comrades with free arms and food, have already begun to train 20,000 Indo-Chinese Communist troops in the South China province of Yunnan. Several thousand other Vietminh troops in China are receiving instructions in heavy artillery and antiaircraft weapons.


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