End of Empire100 days in 1945 that changed Asia and the world.

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  • (center) surrounded by his most faithful companions, including half-brothers Souvanna-Phouma and Souphanouvong. Bangkok 1946. (private collection of Prince Mangkra Souvannaphouma)
    Prince Phetsarath (center) surrounded by his most faithful companions, including half-brothers Souvanna-Phouma and Souphanouvong. Bangkok 1946. (private collection of Prince Mangkra Souvannaphouma). This is the last of a five-part ** ‘Special Edition’ ** that presents all Laos and Cambodia materials in a single location. Click for Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV