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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
September 2, 1964
Date of Declassification:
June 9, 1978
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
16 p., 1 map
Abstract:
The Situation in South Vietnam [discussion of formation in leadership resulting from Khanh's attempt to reorganize the govt., threat of possible coup by Dai Viets and Col. Pham Ngoc Thao, and rioting in Saigon and Da Nang. Military situation: Viet Cong-South Vietnamese military confrontations, casualty and weapons loss ratios. Economic situation: availability of food, price stability. Third country developments: Cambodian reaction to South Vietnamese claim to Cambodian islands in the Gulf of Siam and actions re border disagreements with South Vietnam; Japanese, Philippine, and Korean medical teams for South Vietnam. Bloc developments: North Vietnamese reaction to political disturbances in South Vietnam and claim to 12-mile territorial waters]. Directorate of Intelligence, Intelligence and Reporting Subcommittee of the Interagency Vietnam Coordinating Committee, Weekly Report, OCI No. 1295/64. Sept. 2, 1964. 16 p., map. SECRET/BACKGROUND USE ONLY/NO FOREIGN DISSEM. SANITIZED copy. Released June 9, 1978. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 17.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1979-21A