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History of strength estimates of the Communist
Date of Creation:
April 2, 1968
Date of Declassification:
July 16, 1975
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Pagination, Illustration:
7 p.
History of Strength Estimates of the Communist "Administrative Services" [in 1964 MACV adopted ARVA's order of battle, which carried 15,000 personnel under heading "combat support"; various disputes ensued over correct number and range of such administrative personnel. In Jan. 1968 the MACV OB estimated the VC administrative personnel at 33,725, whereas a CIA internal memo of Mar. 30, 1968 estimated 75,000-100,000]. Memorandum for the Record, Samuel A. Adams. Apr. 2, 1968. 5 p. App: (A) [Chart of MACV's estimates]; (B) The Scaling Down of Administrative Services in Long Dat District. 1 p. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM. Declassified July 16, 1975.
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