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Enemy threat to Khe Sanh
Date of Creation:
January 11, 1968
Date of Declassification:
October 30, 1984
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Pagination, Illustration:
1 p.
In the past several weeks there have been a number of indications that the enemy is building up its forces in the Laotian panhandle west of the Demilitarized Zone. The target primarily threatened by these forces appears to be the Allied base at Khe Sanh in western Quang Tri Province of South Vietnam. Enemy reconnaissance and probing activity near Khe Sanh has increased markedly in the last few weeks. The Communists could be using the time between now and the Tet holidays to complete their concentration around Khe Sanh in preparation for an offensive after Tet.
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