VIET NAM: The New Revolution

Last March, France recognized the Indo-Chinese "free state" of Viet Nam (the provinces of Tonkin and Annam) within the French Union. But this was not enough. The Vietnamese wanted to incorporate the southern province of Cochin China, because, they said, its people were mainly Annamese. The French agreed to hold an election to ascertain the wishes of the Cochin Chinese. Meanwhile, separatist agitation in Cochin China must stop. The Vietnamese tartly replied that if the separatist case was not properly presented, the election would be unfair. Ho & Vo. Viet Nam is...

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