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A War of LogisticsParachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954$
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Charles R. Shrader

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813165752

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.001.0001

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The Campaign for the Lines of Communication

The Campaign for the Lines of Communication

(p.249) 11 The Campaign for the Lines of Communication
A War of Logistics

Charles R. Shrader

University Press of Kentucky

In Chapter 11, the author describes the third logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the battles for control of the lines of communication, particularly in Tonkin (fall 1952-May 1954) and the Viet Minh invasion of Laos (April 1953). Also discussed in this chapter are French convoy operations by land and water, traffic regulation, and efforts to interdict Viet Minh movements by French air and ground forces and the countermeasures employed by the Viet Minh.

Keywords:   Mechanization, Hoa Binh (November 1951-February 1952), T’ai country (Northwest Tonkin) (October-December 1952), Upper Laos (April-May 1953), Air-land base (base aéro-terrestre), Na San (summer 1953)

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