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Title:
Coup rumors in Saigon
Date of Creation:
March 4, 1965
Date of Declassification:
March 3, 1980
Type of Document:
Office of Current Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
2 p.
Abstract:
Coup Rumors in Saigon [planning for an imminent coup has been reported; the reports seem to be speculative and lacking in detail; three marine platoons have been transferred to Saigon; the rumors reflect the restiveness and suspicions of the armed forces and civilians and the contest for power opened by Gen. Khanh's departure; the struggle appears to be between the older elements and the "Young Turks"]. Office of Current Intelligence Memorandum, OCI No. 0778/65. Mar. 4, 1965. 2 p. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM. Declassified Mar. 3, 1980. Johnson Library, NSF, Countries, Vietnam, Vol. 30.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1981-142B