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Frustration and discouragement among Vietnamese army officers
Date of Creation:
August 23, 1963
Date of Declassification:
June 28, 1991
Type of Document:
Information report cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
4 p.
The officer corps of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) was discouraged and frustrated, that many officers wanted changes made but were afraid to suggest them to Americans because of full American support of President Diem; and that many officers believed that changes were needed in order to prosecute the war against the Viet Cong successfully.
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