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Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
July 1, 1964
Date of Declassification:
March 17, 1977
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
22 p., 1 map
The Situation in South Vietnam [political situation: the govt. lacks cohesion; Gen. Minh is dissaffected, and Vice Premier Hoan makes no pretense of loyalty. Military situation: pacification program is having organizational problems and is being affected by VNQDD infighting; Viet Cong activity has declined in quantity and intensity, excepting terrorist operations; ARVN search-and-clear operations have only served to keep the VC off balance; casualty and weapons loss ratio favors the VC; details of military activities in I-IV Corps zones and Tien Giang tactical area and progress on pacification of critical provinces. Economic situation: rubber production has fallen. Third country developments: Cambodia has received a UNSC team to investigate border violations; the People's Republic of China warns against the US extending the war to areas near Chinese territory]. Directorate of Intelligence, Intelligence and Reporting Subcommittee of the Interagency Vietnam Coordinating Committee Weekly Report, OCI No. 1283/64. July 1, 1964. 22 p., map, tables. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. SANITIZED copy. Released Mar. 17, 1977.
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