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Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 31, 1966
Date of Declassification:
March 4, 1994
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
22 p., 1 map
Political situation: Cabinet dispute nears resolution; Constituent Assembly elections; GVN leaders reiterate stiff peace terms; Buddhist Institute developments; GVN attitudes and actions in regard to political prisoners. Revolutionary development: Hamlet, area, and population control; Viet Cong resistance to RD; Security measures in Saigon harbor augmented; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi); Assassination and abduction of GVN personnel; Psychological operations. Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Port situation; GVN foreign exchange reserves; Manpower allocation. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: Monthly/weekly free market gold and currency prices.
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