By T.O. Smith
Installed the broader context of British imperial and diplomatic goals in 1941-1945, the e-book clarifies the significance of Vietnam to Britain's nearby goals in Southeast Asia; concluding that Churchill was once keen to sacrifice French colonial pursuits in Vietnam for his all-important 'special relationship' with the USA.
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Installed the broader context of British imperial and diplomatic goals in 1941-1945, the booklet clarifies the significance of Vietnam to Britain's local pursuits in Southeast Asia; concluding that Churchill used to be prepared to sacrifice French colonial pursuits in Vietnam for his all-important 'special relationship' with the U.S..
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Churchill had in the meantime attended the Cairo and Tehran conferences where Roosevelt and Stalin had fundamentally changed the dynamics of the post-war Indo-Chinese debate. Cairo and Tehran Churchill arrived in Cairo on 21 November for discussions with Roosevelt and Chiang Kai-Shek. Lord Killearn, the British Ambassador to Egypt, found Churchill in a ‘very mellow and friendly mood’. 108 Churchill was a tireless host but any expectation that he was to have his intimate discussions with Roosevelt had been upset by the early arrival of Chiang Kai-Shek.
56 In spite of everything, American entry into colonial affairs held menacing mercantile implications for the future of the British Empire. Churchill therefore endeavoured to play a subtle game with the evolution of British colonial development policy. Primarily this was concentrated on the West Indies. 59 On 15 June, Churchill flew to the United States for further discussions with Roosevelt. These were to take place at the President’s family home in Hyde Park, New York, and at the White House.
98 In Washington however, Roosevelt persisted in developing his theme of trusteeship with Hull and Leahy. 100 Roosevelt continued to believe that selfish British political motives were hampering his grand strategy. 101 Meanwhile Cadogan persisted in his efforts to establish French representation on the Pacific War Council. He wrote to Churchill: ‘A refusal would confirm the French in their present suspicions that neither we nor the Americans (particularly the latter) wish to see them resume sovereignty over Indo-China.
Churchill, America and Vietnam, 1941-45 by T.O. Smith