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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
September 23, 1964
Date of Declassification:
November 1, 1977
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
18 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Situation in South Vietnam: Rhade uprising, uprising, labor strike, consultations for formation of Supreme National Council, student demonstrations, changes in military commands. Military situation: Viet Cong terrorist activities, VC and South Vietnamese military operations, casualty ratios. Economic situation: price levels. Third country developments: Cambodian relations with South Vietnam as affected by South Vietnamese control of Mekong River traffic to Phnom Penh, border violations, and Cambodian support of the VC; Republic of China's economic and technical aid to South Vietnam. Bloc developments: North Vietnamese attempts to encourage secession among South Vietnamese groups, reaction to Tonkin Gulf incident, and efforts to deter a new US retaliatory strike]. Directorate of Intelligence, Intelligence and Reporting Subcommittee of the Interagency Vietnam Coordinating Committee, Weekly Report, OCI No. 1298/64. Sept. 23, 1964. 18 p., map. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM/BACKGROUND USE ONLY. SANITIZED copy. Released Nov. 1, 1977. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 18.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1979-23A