CONFERENCES: Danger in Indo-China

A dozen of the uppermost generals and admirals of the Big Three Western powers locked themselves into a map-hung inner sanctum in the Pentagon one day last week and conferred for eight hours. Their sole topic: the increasing threat of an all-out Communist attempt to swallow up Indo-China.

Blood & Billions. General Alphonse-Pierre Juin, inspector-general of the French army, had been dispatched to Washington to plead France's case. The French were frankly alarmed. General de Lattre de Tassigny, the leader on whom France, and France's friends, had counted, was out of the battle (see below). The guerrilla warfare the French...

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