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Comments on the effect of food shortages, bombing raids and American race riots on North Vietnamese morale
Date of Creation:
August 28, 1967
Date of Declassification:
September 20, 1979
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
5 p.
Comments on the effect of food shortages, bombing raids and the American race riots on North Vietnamese morale [according to the source neither bombing raids nor increasing food prices and rice shortages have seriously affected the morale in North Vietnam; the race riots in the US and the emergence of the "Black Power" movement, which North Vietnam considers the beginning of a popular revolution, have improved morale in North Vietnam; North Vietnam feels that civil rights disturbances will force the US to divert money from the war; inflated Viet Cong reports of casualties have also improved North Vietnamese morale]. Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS DB-315/03415-67. Aug. 28, 1967. 5 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released Sept. 20, 1979. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, CIA Intelligence Information Cables, July 27-Aug. 31, 1967.
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