The United States Military Assistance Advisory Group in French Indochina, 1950-1956
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This thesis examines the American Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) sent to French Indochina, from 1950 to 1956, when the United States provided major monetary and material aid to the French in their war against the communist Viet Minh. MAAG observed French units in the field and monitored the flow of American materiel into the region. Relying upon primary research in the National Archives, the thesis departs from previous interpretations by showing that MAAG held generally positive assessments of France‟s performance in Indochina. The thesis also argues that MAAG personnel were more interested in getting material support to the French, than in how that material was used, to the point of making unrealistic assessments of French combat abilities. By connecting primary research with the greater history of Cold War American military assistance, the thesis contributes to the scholarship on American involvement in Vietnam.
SubjectFrench Indochina War
United States Navy
United States Army
United States Air Force
Weber, Nathaniel R. (2010). The United States Military Assistance Advisory Group in French Indochina, 1950-1956. Master's thesis, Texas A&M University. Available electronically from
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