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Title:
Appraisal of the situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
April 6, 1964
Date of Declassification:
March 30, 1976
Type of Document:
Survey
Level of Classification:
NOT GIVEN
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
8 p.
Abstract:
Appraisal of the Situation in South Vietnam. Transmittal Memorandum, unsigned, to Dean Rusk, Secy of State, Robert McNamara, Secy of Defense, McGeorge Bundy, Spec. Asst. to the Pres. for Nat. Security Affairs, et al. Apr. 6, 1964. 1 p. Encl: (Team was sent to determine ways of improving intelligence coverage of and support for the counterinsurgency effort; team concluded that direction on a national level and interagency coordination were weak; quality, calibre and training of personnel seemed inadequate; Vietnamese Central Intelligence Organization lacks a charter and a budget.) Survey. 8 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Mar. 30, 1976. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 7.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1976-228D