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French Navy in Indochina

riverine and coastal forces, 1945-54

by Charles W. Koburger

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France. Marine -- History -- Indochinese War, 1946-1954.,
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954 -- Naval operations, French.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles W. Koburger, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS553.7 .K63 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 133 p., [13] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1865777M
    ISBN 100275938336
    LC Control Number90023825

    Buy The French Navy in Indochina: Riverine and coastal forces, by Charles W. Koburger online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Can anyone recommend any books on French Indochina, say circa before Edit: thanks for the responses guys very much appreciated!!! Also since I am French Vietnamese it means a lot to be able to read into this part of my history.

    Buy The French Navy in Indochina by Charles W. Koburger from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The book covers the period from , though only 6 of the book's pages are devoted to the Air War in French Indochina. Even in those 6 pages, the editors managed to reverse the image of a French Catalina. Throughout the book, photos of aircraft that are clearly not in Vietnam are displayed without comment or with inaccurate captions.

    The French Navy was in considerable disarray at the end of World War II. Little remained of the powerful fleet with which the nation had begun the war. Two battleships, the Richelieu and the incomplete Jean Bart, and a few cruisers, destroyers, and submarines had escaped the German occupation of France in . RISING STORM - THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY AND CHINA Old map of Indochina showing Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (then Tonkin China, Annan and Cochin China). Japanese Occupation of Vichy French Indochina -


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Koburger. The French Navy had a strong presence in Indochina before WW2, and it was involved in combat right from the start of the reoccupation in When General Leclerc arrived with the vanguard of the CEFEO, this comprised the 5e RIC (including the SAS Battalion of CC Ponchardier), a "March Group" (provisional formation).

The success of rubber plantations in French Indochina resulted in an increase in investment in the colony by various firms such as Michelin. With the growing number of investments in the colony's mines and rubber, tea and coffee plantations, French Indochina began to Capital: Saigon (–), Hanoi (–).

The history of the French Navy can be divided into the following eras: The creation of the first actual State Navy, under Louis XIII, thanks to the politics of Richelieu. This navy was largely ruined by the troubles of the Fronde. A rebuilt and brilliant era under Louis XIV, largely thanks to Jean-Baptiste Colbert.

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Jul 15,  · Jaques Mordal () was a French naval historian. He authored twenty books on World War II, the most important of which relate the stories of the conspicuous events in the history of the French Navy: the Norwegian campaign; the battles of Dunkirk, Dakar, and Casablanca; and the war in Indochina.5/5(1).

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The French Navy began operations in the Indochina War with little in the way of assets conducive to riverine warfare: a handful of converted civilian barges and personnel only recently released from Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camps.

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The French Navy and the Seven Years' War (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization) The French Navy in Indochina: Riverine and Coastal Forces, by .The French military forces in Indochina consisted of an army of approximately 50, men, 12, of whom were French, organised into forty-one infantry battalions, two artillery regiments, and a battalion of engineers.

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