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Title:
CIA study on North Vietnamese manpower
Date of Creation:
May 24, 1968
Date of Declassification:
June 25, 1984
Type of Document:
Memorandum
Level of Classification:
TOP SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
3 p.
Abstract:
This Memo, from Robert N. Ginsburgh, on behalf of Walt W. Rostow, to the President, confirms the following points on North Vietnamese infiltration into South Vietnam: 1) infiltration is continuing at the same high level of the first four months; 2) the enemy can probably continue current intense levels of activity--assuming current rates of attrition; 3) 2 out of 5 infiltrators are headed for Saigon; and, 4) on basis of in-house calculations, monthly infiltration may be as high as 18.000 instead of General Westmoreland's end-April estimate of 12,000.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1986-001262