France's other war in Indochina
by peter dancey
Having capitulated under the onslaught of the German Luftwaffe during the 'Battle of France' in May 1940 by December France was forced into another conflict in Indochina with Thailand. Though the conflict only lasted two months air combat was intense except for a short while when the Japanese tried to negoiate a cease-fire. The conflict saw the ubiquitous Martin Bomber in combat again and Ki-30.