BATTLE OF INDO-CHINA: Reinforcements from the Sky


The rain clouds which have hung low over the mountains of north Indo-China during the last three months lifted last week, and the Communist-led Viet Minh attacked. The Communist objective was to cut off the small federation of Thai states near the border of China's Yunnan province. The Thais are loyal to the French, and 7,000 of their sturdy mountaineers make up the Northwest Tonkin Frontier Guard, one of the French Union's crack guerrilla outfits. But the Thai states are connected with the strongly defended Red River delta country only...

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