THE FIVE ACT TRAGEDY: THE FRENCH IN INDO-CHINA, 1945-54

S. Monick

Abstract


'It will be enough for me if these words of mine are judged useful by those who want to understand clearly the events which happened in the past and which (human nature being what it is) will at some time or other and in much the same ways, be repeated in the future.' (Thucydides: The Peoloponnesian War)

Keywords


Thucydides; military miscalculation; egotism; conflicting personalities; ultimate destruction; Indo-Chinese War; 5-stage strategy; Mobilization of the masses; Guerilla Warfare; Protracted Warfare; Mobile Warfare; General Offensive

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5787/11-2-651

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