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Title:
Viability of South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
May 15, 1964
Date of Declassification:
June 1, 1976
Type of Document:
Intelligence memorandum
Level of Classification:
NOT GIVEN
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
4 p.
Abstract:
The Viability of South Vietnam (sustained Viet Cong pressure continues to erode govt. authority throughout the country; increased danger of an assassination of Khanh or of a coup; high desertion rate). Directorate of Intelligence Memorandum, SC No. 03024/64. May 15, 1964. 4 p. Security classification not given. SANITIZED copy. Released June 1, 1976.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1975-21C