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Coup in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
November 1, 1963
Date of Declassification:
August 2, 1976
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
4 p.
The coup in South Vietnam (coup forces have seized the defense ministry, police station, communications ministry, and radio station; Diem calls Emb to determine US position; Minh stated he wishes to install a civilian govt.). Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, OCI No. 3238/63. Nov. 1, 1963. 4 p. SECRET/EYES ONLY. Declassified Aug. 2, 1976. Kennedy Library, POF, Countries, Vietnam Security, 1963.
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