Document abstracts are from U.S. Declassified Documents Online and are included with permission from the Gale Group. U.S. Declassified Documents Online is a paywalled collection that requires a subscription to access. Current USask library patrons can use their NSID and password to access the collection through our subscription. The USask Library cannot provide access to full-text documents for anyone outside our institution. Check with your local library to see if they subscribe.

Full-text documents may be available online from Texas Tech University's Virtual Vietnam Archive.


Learn more about the project: Lam, Vinh-The, and Darryl Friesen. "A Web-based Database of CIA Declassified Documents on the Vietnam War." Online 28, no. 4 (2004): 31-35.

Advanced search...
Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
September 1, 1964
Date of Declassification:
June 9, 1978
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
14 p.
Abstract:
The Situation in South Vietnam [discussion of formation of a caretaker govt. with Nguyen Xuan Oanh as Acting PM and of allegiances and power bases of Nguyen Xuan Oanh, Nguyen Khanh, Duong Van Minh and the military establishment, Tran Thiem Khiem, Dai Viets, Buddhists, and Catholics; assessment of the role of the Viet Cong in promoting political instability and anti-American sentiment, VC military strength, capabilities and weapons loss and kill ratios, and South Vietnamese military performance, force levels, and pacification efforts]. Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, OCI No. 2224/64. Sept. 1, 1964. 14 p. SECRET/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. SANITIZED copy. Released June 9, 1978. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 17.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1979-20C