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Peter Davies

Peter Davies has recently completed an MPhil at Wadham College, Oxford.

Harold Wilson and Vietnam

Peter Davies, 20 November 2008

In opposition, Harold Wilson spoke out against American involvement in Vietnam. In May 1954, during his Bevanite phase, he declared that ‘not a man, not a gun, must be sent from this country to defend French colonisation in Indo-China … we must not join or in any way encourage an anti-Communist crusade in Asia under the leadership of the Americans or anyone else.’ Later the...

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