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Situation in Vietnam
Date of Creation:
March 21, 1965
Date of Declassification:
September 9, 1976
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
6 p., 1 map
The Situation in Vietnam (South Vietnam delivers an air strike against North Vietnam barracks. The Armed Forces Council has reaffirmed Gen. Tran Van Minh as armed forces commander-in-chief and Gen. Huynh Van Cao as chief of the joint General Staff; Buddhists are expected to object to the fact that the three top military posts are to be held by Catholics. Cambodia protests South Vietnamese troops crossing its border). Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, SC No. 04900/65. Mar. 21, 1965. 6 p., map. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Sept. 9, 1976.
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