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Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 1, 1964
Date of Declassification:
November 4, 1975
Type of Document:
Special National Intelligence Estimate
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
12 p.
The Situation in South Vietnam (defeatism in government and military; increasing chance of disorders and lack of cooperation from the Montagnard; coup possibilities; US-GVN friction; Viet Cong policy and burgeoning strength; forecast for continuing erosion of GVN position). Special National Intelligence Estimate, SNIE 53-2-64. Oct. 1, 1964. 12 p. SECRET/LIMITED DISTRIBUTION. Declassified Nov. 4, 1975.
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