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Bloc support of the Communist effort against the Government of Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 5, 1961
Date of Declassification:
July 5, 1977
Type of Document:
Special National Intelligence Estimate
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
7 p.
[Vietnam and Vietnam War] Bloc Support of the Communist Effort against the Government of Vietnam [assessment of connection between the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Communist Party and of bloc and North Vietnamese political and military support of the VC in Vietnam and Laos. Discussion of VC use of Maoist tactics, offensives against Pres. Diem, VC strength, type and origins of supplies and weapons]. Special National Intelligence Estimate, SNIE 53-2-61. Oct. 5, 1961. 7 p. SECRET. Declassified July 5, 1977.
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