The interest of the United States in opposition to the restoration of French rule in Indochina 1
1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1948, volume vi . Additional documentation on French Indochina is included in the material on general U.S. policies with respect to East Asian-Pacific area, scheduled for publication in part 2 of the present volume. Documentation on U.S. policy toward Indochina during 1949 also appears in United States Department of Defense, United States-Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967, 12 vols. (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1971), Books 1 and 8.
[Received May 18.]
 Memorandum of Conversation, by Mr. Charlton Ogburn, Jr., of the Division of Southeast Asian Affairs
 Memorandum of Conversation, by the Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs (MacArthur)