Memorandum addressed to the United Nations by the General Indochinese Delegation

Memorandum addressed to the United Nations by the General Indochinese Delegation

[Paris]: the Delegation, 1945. 8p., very good in staplebound wraps, trace of rust to the staples.

A plea for the independence of Indochina, issued by a delegation elected in 1944 by an assembly of Vietnamese, Cambodian and Lao residents in France. "The magnificent victory won by the allied Great Powers over the Japanese fascism has roused all Far Eastern countries' enthusiasm. These, oppressed for years, at last see their liberation day's dawn arise.... While Philippines has just received its independence, and Corea is going to do so, it seems strange that France ventures to contest Indochinese people's right to self-determination..."

Cat.No: 197135

Price: $30.00