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Assessment of Viet Cong hold over the population and GVN progress in province pacification
Date of Creation:
May 11, 1964
Date of Declassification:
May 3, 1976
Type of Document:
Draft report
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
15 p.
Assessment of Viet Cong hold over the population and GVN progress in province pacification. Description of goals and organization of operation "oilspot." Report. [Pencilled note: "Colby draft."] May 11, 1964. 9 p. Tab: (A) The Oilspot Sequence [development of strategic hamlets, role of province chief, planning]. Report. 3 p.; (B) Vietnam - Special Action Section [planning and coordination of military, paramilitary, and civilian activities; formation of US Special Action Section under the Amb. or DCM to deal with bureaucratic, personnel, or equipment problems]. Draft Report. May 5, 1964. 3 p. SECRET. Declassified May 3, 1976. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 8.
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