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Security of all Southeast Asia will be endangered dence," the President said. S. Seventh Fleet into the Gulf of Siam, helicoptered hundred Marines into Thailand, and alerted Army troops on Okinawa. On April 1 Khrushchev signaled a hold through diplomatic channels, and three weeks five , later the Russians agreed to a cease-fire in Laos. — At the same time, Kennedy was facing another test of fire the invasion of Cuba on April 17 at the Bahia de Cochinos, or Bay of Pigs. The plan had been for eight hundred Cuban exiles to train in Guatemala with CIA support, assault their homeland, and overthrow the Communist regime of Fidel Castro.

As the battle shaped up, the major powers became more nervous, and in January 19 A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR 1954 the Soviet Union, France, Britain, and the United States agreed they should meet in Geneva and attempt to resolve the Indochinese conflict. not wait; the French position at Dien Bien The French, desperate Phu But events would steadily worsened. for reinforcements, asked the United States to fly French Da Nang. The United States agreed, and the first flight of six C-124s left Paris on April 15 with 514 French soldiers, unarmed and in civilian clothes to allay protests.

By more than a little coincidence he was in France, and so was Bao Dai, the on-and-off emperor of Vietnam. thought it time to reassert himself; he and on June 18, existed only in To 1954, appointed With the fall of Dien Bien Phu, Bao Dai summoned Diem to his chateau near Cannes, him prime minister of Vietnam, an entity that Bao Dai's mind. the Americans, Diem seemed heaven-sent. He was a true Vietnamese, fifty- some experience in the colonial bureaucracy, and a Catholic. ) Furthermore, he had powerful American friends, among them Francis four years old, anti-French, anti-Communist, with Cardinal Spellman of New York; William O.

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