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The Situation in South Vietnam (17-23 September 1964)

Item Number: 0410216004
Number of Pages
Digital Object Type
Original Repository
Central Intelligence Agency
Physical Location
Box 02, Folder 16


  • Existence: Majority of material found within No Date

General Note / OCR

I. Situation within South Vietnam A. Political Situation New internal problems bedevil Khanh (p. 1); outcome of tribal uprising remains in doubt (p. 2); Saigon's brief general strike had political as well as social origins (p. 2); a strike of rubber plantation workers is under way (p. 3); radical nationalists demonstrate unchecked in another provincial capital (p. 3); the young Generalshave taken a back seat for a while (p. 3); more command changes made including further circumscription of Khiem's powers (p. 3); Minh optimistic about formation of civilian government (p. 4); US-Government of Vietnam consultations set stage for major pacification operation (p. 4). B. Military Situation Viet Cong Launch nation-wide terrorist and harassment campaign in wake of coup attempt (p. 6); government military operations relatively unaffected by political instability (p. 7); increased insurgency results in rising casualties and weapons losses (p. 7); military conclusions (p. 8). C. Economic Situ

Pub Credit Line
0410216004, Central Intelligence Agency Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 30 Oct 2001 [Updated: 17 Apr 2002]