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Title:
Case for higher guerrilla strengths based on shortcomings in the MACV RITZ Reporting System
Date of Creation:
May 2, 1968
Date of Declassification:
July 16, 1975
Type of Document:
Memorandum
Level of Classification:
CONFIDENTIAL
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
5 p.
Abstract:
The Case for Higher Guerrilla Strengths Based on Shortcomings in the MACV RITZ Reporting System, August and September 1967 [number of guerrillas estimated in several provinces was too low; on basis of the omissions, it is possible that the overall study, which estimated 65,000 guerrillas in South Vietnam in mid-1967, was short by 24,300 and probably many more]. Memorandum for the Record, Samuel A. Adams. May 2, 1968. 5 p. CONFIDENTIAL. Declassified July 16, 1975.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1975-250B