Sarit Thanarat

Confidential British cable on Thai royal intrigues in 1957

A confidential cable from British ambassador Berkeley Gage on April 17, 1957, suggests King Bhumibol Adulyadej and royalist politicians were already plotting with military leader Sarit Thanarat several months before the field marshal seized power in a September 1957 coup.

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