By Frank Cain
That the US was once drawn into the Vietnam struggle by way of the French has been famous, yet not often explored. This publication analyzes the years from 1945 with the French army reconquest of Vietnam until eventually 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, demonstrating how the U.S. shouldn't have the French into Vietnam. It exhibits how the Korean conflict brought on the move of yankee army and funds to underpin France’s struggle opposed to the Marxist-oriented Vietnam Republic led via Ho Chi Minh.
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