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The History of the Cold War Podcast

Jul 15, 2017

In this episode we examine the first part of the struggle for Vietnamese Independence. What was France's strategy in the post war to recolonize Indo-China. How did Britain play a role in starting the Vietnam war ? How did America come to aid the French in this struggle and become involved in Vietnam ?

Jul 1, 2017

In this episode we examine the late French Empire and its place in the Cold War and the growing decolonization movement . What was France's plan for its empire in the post war world ? How did issues in domestic French politics affect the empire and wider Cold War ? What happened with France's minor holdings in Morocco,...