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Title:
Developments in South Vietnam during the past year
Date of Creation:
June 29, 1965
Date of Declassification:
August 25, 1976
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
TOP SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
25 p., maps, charts
Abstract:
Developments in South Vietnam during the past year (the economic situation has deteriorated due to the increased intervention of the VC. The capability of the VC to mount and sustain large-scale military operations has increased. Casualty rate has been high on both sides. There has been an increase in industrial production. South Vietnamese military strength has risen. The Khanh government has survived two coups. Statistics of battle outcome, combat strength, desertion rates). Directorate of Intelligence, Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, SC No. 07353/65. June 29, 1965. 25 p., il. TOP SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. SANITIZED copy. Released Aug. 25, 1976.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1976-231D