I have received no reports on visits to South-East Asia by Soviet officials since Colonel Dubrovin's mission to French Indo-China last October and the visit to Malaya of M.
with its overseas branches or cells in Siam, French Indo-China, Malaya, Indonesia, the Philippines, Burma and Hong Kong is in a unique position to assist the rapid spread of Communism .
Degree of Japanese Control over the French administration of French Indo-China," O.
LOCAL MILITARY AGREEMENTS BETWEEN JAPANESE ARMED FORCES AND FRENCH AUTHORITIES OF FRENCH INDO-CHINA, Fundamental Negotiations," Hanoi, 9th December 1941, Defense's Exhibit Z, 2, File No.
It was also a biting account of American involvement in the political upheaval of what was then French Indo-China
Yet once America entered the conflict, for the Allies, the federation of French Indo-China quickly receded into relative obscurity, there being little prospect of any decisive action against the Japanese occupation forces until 1944.
Because Vichy France was Susceptible to Axis pressure, the Japanese were able to secure an unopposed entry into French Indo-China.
In Asia, Japan moved into French Indo-China
and formed a military alliance with Germany and Italy.
For at the end of the war in Burma he found himself charged with doing something about Communist insurgents moving into what was then French Indo-China
and which is now Vietnam.
But when Konoye gave the army a limited mandate to obtain bases in French Indo-China
, and in September 1940 signed a defensive alliance with Germany and Italy known as the Tripartite Pact, he made it extraordinarily difficult for Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull to make meaningful concessions in negotiations without being labelled appeasers.
11) The territory surrendered to Thailand in 1941 by French Indo-China covered the four provinces of Phibunsongkhram, Battambang, Champasak (Bassac), and Lan Chang, and all the islets on the west of the thalweg of the Mekong river except Koh Kong.
12) As a result of the Thamrong government's failure to secure an adjustment of the boundary with French Indo-China, Thailand was left with a practically undefensible eastern frontier.