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Communist forces used in the Tet Offensive
Date of Creation:
February 21, 1968
Date of Declassification:
August 20, 1982
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Pagination, Illustration:
6 p.
This Memo contains comments which are in response to questions passed to the CIA on behalf of Mr. Walt. W. Rostow. These comments are based on fragmentary evidence available and hence must be regarded as tentative rather than definitive. The questions are: 1) What is our estimate of the number of Communist forces used in the "first wave" of Tet attacks ?; 2) What is our estimate of the composition of the attacking forces ?; 3) What proportion of North Vietnamese fillers were involved in the Tet attacks ?; 4) What is our present estimate of the composition by force of the prisoners captured so far ?; 5) To what extent and where did the urban infrastructure surface and where was it damaged ?; 6) What forces do the Communists still have available that have not been committed to the attack ?
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