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Situation appraisal : analysis of Viet Cong Tet Offensive
Date of Creation:
February 12, 1968
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
10 p.
Situation appraisal: analysis of Viet Cong Tet Offensive [VC objectives, effect of attack, strategy, casualties, ARVN counter-offensive, reaction of the Vietnamese population, recuperative capabilities of the govt. of South Vietnam, VC intelligence. CIA concludes that "North Vietnam has been losing too much in order to gain too little. For too long, VC strength and support has been dwindling. The entire nature of the war, the entire environment of the struggle, changed with the massive United States involvement"]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS DB-315/00518-68. Feb. 12, 1968. 10 p. SECRET/ NO FOREIGN DISSEM/CONTROLLED DISSEM/NO DISSEM ABROAD/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. SANITIZED copy. Released date not given.
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