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Plans of Col. Pham Ngoc Thao to mount a coup ...
Date of Creation:
August 28, 1964
Date of Declassification:
May 24, 1976
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
5 p.
Plans of Col. Pham Ngoc Thao to mount a coup in the event South Vietnam situation is not quickly taken in hand by Gen. Tran Thien Khiem or other leader (if the coup takes place, Thao will be PM, Duong Van Minh or Phan Khac Suu will be Chief of State. Thao feels that Khanh has made too many concessions to the Buddhists and has lost prestige with the people). Intelligence Information Cable, TDCS DB-315/00555-64. Aug. 28, 1964. 5 p. SECRET/NO FOREIGN DISSEM. SANITIZED copy. Released May 24, 1976.
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