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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
September 9, 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 [political situation: return of Gen. Khanh to Saigon as PM after having made agreements with military and Buddhist leaders; reorganization of govt.; Viet Cong terrorism. Military situation: Viet Cong engagement with South Vietnamese forces; casualties and weapons loss ratios. Third country developments: Cambodian-South Vietnamese border incidents; Japanese, Chinese, Philippine, and New Zealand medical aid to South Vietnam. Bloc developments: alleged volunteering of bloc youth for service in Vietnam; reiteration of Chinese warning against US attacks in North Vietnam]. Directorate of Intelligence, Intelligence and Reporting Subcommittee of the Interagency Vietnam Coordinating Committee, Weekly Report, OCI No. 1296/64. Sept. 9, 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:
1979-21C