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Title:
Situation in Vietnam
Date of Creation:
February 28, 1965
Date of Declassification:
November 30, 1976
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
NOT GIVEN
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
5 p.
Abstract:
The Situation in Vietnam [update on political and military activities. Communist political developments: North Vietnamese, Chinese, and Soviet reaction to recent discovery of a North Vietnamese arms shipment to the Viet Cong; North Vietnamese protest to the ICC that the dispatch of South Korean troops to South Vietnam is in violation of Geneva accords. Communist military developments: no reported Chinese or North Vietnamese deployments; Hanoi broadcast on military preparedness and possible US seaborne invasion. Political activity in South Vietnam; cabinet action against civil servants who called for a negotiated settlement of the war; probable power struggle within the armed forces; Dai Viet claim to support Quat govt. Viet Cong military activity: VC seaborne infiltration of Kien Hoa and Vinh Binh Provinces]. Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, SC No. 03261/65. Feb. 28, 1965. 5 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Nov. 30, 1976.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1978-31C