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Aid to be Denied Vietnam Forces Not on War Duty: New York Times article, October 22, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7A-116-UA17-95_001681   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

David Halberstam, Vietnam specialist for the New York Times, reports on the decision of the U.S. government to deny pay to Vietnamese Special Forces troops used for political and security missions. Only those serving in combat against Communist guerrillas who have notified American advisers would

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Author(s): Halberstam, David

Item Creation Date: 22 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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U.S. Aid to Viet-Nam is Tale of Heartbreak: Washington Post article, September 17, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7B-116-UA17-95_001682   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Edwin Lahey writes on the U.S. aid to Vietnam program, writing critically about economic and military assistance, and its effect on the Vietnamese. Lahey does acknowledge that some positive changes, such as the increase in vocational training and educational training facilities, have taken place

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Author(s): Lahey, Edwin A.

Item Creation Date: 17 September 9 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Viet Nam Aid Cutoff Is Backed in Senate: Cleveland Plain Dealer article, October 16, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7C-116-UA17-95_001683   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A change in the resolution previously proposed by Idaho Democratic Representative Frank Church to withhold U.S. aid to South Vietnam until it ceases its "oppressive policies" was adopted by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The amendment states that "[f]oreign aid should be

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 16 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Viet-Nam Aid Cut Carries Risk: Associated Press article, October 24, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A7D-116-UA17-95_001684   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Richard Starnes of the Associated Press writes on the effect cutting U.S. aid to Ngo Dinh Nhu's special forces may have, and how it might adversely affect U.S. relations with South Vietnam.

Author(s): Starnes, Richard

Item Creation Date: 24 October 10 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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South Viet Nam to Get Larger U.S. Aid Force: Washington Star article, August 16, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7E-116-UA17-95_001685   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Richard Critchfield, Asian Correspondent for the Washington Star, writes on the increase in U.S. assistance to South Vietnam. In addition to the 600 civilian administrators currently providing aid in South Vietnam, 180-200 additional administrators would be arriving to assist. Critchfield

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Author(s): Critchfield, Richard

Item Creation Date: 16 August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Saigon Gets Aid of More Nations: New York Times article, August 14, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A7F-116-UA17-95_001686   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Peter Grose from the New York Times reports on offers of additional aid to South Vietnam from countries including Japan and the Philippines. Other non-U.S. countries have also made commitments to assist South Vietnam. The countries and the materials and personnel offered are listed in the article.

Author(s): Grose, Peter

Item Creation Date: 14 August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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U.S. to Add $50 Million to Yearly Aid for Saigon: New York Times article, March 30, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A80-116-UA17-95_001687   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara says that the United States would pay nearly $1 million per week to help support a program which would allow South Vietnam to add 50,000 men to its armed forces. McNamara also indicated that the U.S. troops in Vietnam that were training the South Vietnamese

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Item Creation Date: 30 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Frustration in Saigon: New York Times article, March 10, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A81-116-UA17-95_001688   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Seymour Topping, Saigon correspondent for the New York Times, reports on the arrival of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, and the widespread feelings of pessimism amongst U.S. officials in Vietnam on the prospect of defeating the Viet Cong. However, McNamara made positive statements in his

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Author(s): Topping, Seymour

Item Creation Date: 10 March 3 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Vietnam Dilemma: New York Times article, September 1, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A82-116-UA17-95_001689   (Click For More Item Information)
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A writer for the New York Times reports on the U.S. aid program in Vietnam, and how charges have been made regarding that allocation of economic assistance has been tainted with inefficiency and corruption. The article also discusses a recent attack by Special Forces troops on Buddhist pagodas,

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 01 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Aid Opposition Grows: New York Times article, November 3, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A83-116-UA17-95_001690   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

In this November 1963 New York Times article, Democratic and Republican leaders are showing their opposition in the increasing U.S. aid program. The combined leaders authorized a $385 million reduction to the $4.2 billion in aid endorsed earlier by the Foreign Relations Commission.

Author(s): Belair Jr., Felix

Item Creation Date: 03 November 11 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Senate Move Grows to Bar Viet Nam Aid: Evening Star article, September 6, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A84-116-UA17-95_001691   (Click For More Item Information)
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An article by the Associated Press reports on Senator Frank Church's statement that he may offer a resolution to stop U.S. aid to South Vietnam unless reforms are made by the Ngo Dinh Diem government. Church cites the attack by Special Forces troops on Buddhist monks, referring to South Vietnam as

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 06 September 9 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The New Statute on Agricultural Cooperatives in the Context of the Agricultural Policy Debate in North Viet Nam: A Background Paper, October 1969
Item Number: 6-20-1A85-116-UA17-95_001692   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 27]

A background paper on the Statute on Agricultural Production Cooperatives, and the propaganda campaign it's based upon, in three parts. The first part is the abbreviated text of the Statute. The second part is the text of an appeal by President Ho Chi Minh. The final part is an analysis of the

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Author(s): United States Mission in Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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The Impact of the Sapper on the Viet-Nam War: A Background Paper, October 1969
Item Number: 6-20-1A86-116-UA17-95_001693   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

This background paper analyzes the apparent increase of "sappers" (combat engineers; in the case of the Viet Cong, a sapper mission would apply to units of the commando-raider-ranger type), sapper units, their activites in Vietnam since mid-1968, and their impact on the Vietnam War.

Author(s): United States Mission in Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1969

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Information Officer Roster, December 1969 - January 1970
Item Number: 6-20-1A87-116-UA17-95_001694   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 18]

A listing from early 1970 of information personnel, from the Special Projects Division (SPD) of the Military Assistance Command Office of Information (MACOI) in Vietnam. Listings include U.S. Embassy staff, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Information Office, Saigon Area Information

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1970

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Welcome to Saigon, circa 1955
Item Number: 6-20-1A89-116-UA17-95_001696   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 39]

A periodical published by the American Women's Association of Saigon (AWAS), this guide provided women who were intending to move to South Vietnam with useful information. The guide is broken up into four sections: Section I is an introduction to AWAS, lifestyle in Saigon, language, customs, and

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Author(s): American Women's Association of Saigon

Item Creation Date: 0 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Anh Nam Comic Book, "Safe Drinking Water (Friend or an Enemy?)", undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A8A-116-UA17-95_001697   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 32]

An educational Vietnamese comic book featuring a character named Anh Nam, who instructs the reader on the importance of using clean water. Anh Nam warns readers that unclean water may contain germs which could spread cholera, typhoid fever and dysentery. Methods on purifying water from wells are

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Author(s): author unknown

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Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Anh Nam Comic Book, "Safe Drinking Water (Friend or an Enemy?)", English translation, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A8B-116-UA17-95_001698   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

A document created by the United States of America Operations Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, containing the English translation for the educational Vietnamese comic book "Safe Drinking Water (Friend or an Enemy?). The original comic book in Vietnamese can be found here:

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Author(s): United States of America Operations Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader, October 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8C-116-UA17-95_001699   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 27]

An educational Vietnamese document published by The Ministry of Education, Vietnam in 1954, this reader tells the story of a man named Anh Ba, and his family (his parents, wife, son, and daughter). The booklet describes each family member's duties, and how they are regarded by members of their

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Author(s): Ministry of Education, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader, English translation, October 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8D-116-UA17-95_001700   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A document created by the United States of America Special Technical and Economic Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, containing the English translation for the educational Vietnamese reader "Anh Ba Family (Gia-Ãâình Anh Bá) Reader". The original reader in Vietnamese can be found

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Author(s): United States of American Mission to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Item Creation Date: October 10 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Model Schools (Trðá»Âng há»Âc kiá»Æu mẫu), undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A8E-116-UA17-95_001701   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

An educational document in Vietnamese on good schools in Vietnam, and the importance of getting an education.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Must Know Wellness (Phải Biết Giữ Gìn Sức Khá»Âe), circa 1954
Item Number: 6-20-1A8F-116-UA17-95_001702   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 13]

A booklet in Vietnamese on health and wellness, published by the Ministry of Information and Communications. This illustrated guide includes tips on eating healthy, good hygiene, disinfecting homes, and boiling water to kill germs.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1954

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Trachoma leaflet, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A90-116-UA17-95_001703   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A 2-sided leaflet in Vietnamese on trachoma (conjunctivitis), with tips and illustrations on how to prevent catching or spreading trachoma. The leaflet suggests applying medicine offered by American Aid. An English translation of the leaflet is included.

Author(s): Ministry of Public Health, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Powdered Milk leaflet, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A91-116-UA17-95_001704   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A single-sided leaflet in Vietnamese on the importance of drinking properly prepared powdered milk. An English translation of the leaflet is included.

Author(s): Ministry of Public Health, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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People's Almanac No. 10: "Community Co-operation is Necessary: Malaria Can Be a Killer!" booklet, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A92-116-UA17-95_001705   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 5]

Vietnamese comic book character Anh Nam makes an appearance in this educational illustrated booklet in Vietnamese on the dangers of malaria. Anh Nam learns about the disease, and uses his knowledge to help a friend who may have contracted malaria. An English translation of the booklet is included.

Author(s): Ministry of Public Health, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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People's Almanac No. 25: "Diarrhea and Dysentery: Robbers of Happiness and Life!" booklet, undated
Item Number: 6-20-1A93-116-UA17-95_001706   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 6]

Vietnamese comic book character Anh Nam makes an appearance in this educational illustrated booklet in Vietnamese on the effects of dysentery and diarrhea on local citizens. Members of the Health Committee join Anh Nam to visit the local Health Educator, who instructs them on how to prevent these

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Author(s): Ministry of Public Health, Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Translation of Land Transfer Ordinance (Ordinance No. 57 of October 22, 1956), November 5, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A95-116-UA17-95_001708   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 9]

An English translation airgram of a Vietnamese document on agrarian reform. This land transfer ordinance suggests provisions for extended repayment period to the Government of Vietnam for land, the consideration of inflation with regards to compensation for land transfer, and providing clearer

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission, Saigon

Item Creation Date: 05 November 11 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Statement of Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam Before the Committee on Foreign Aid, June 14, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A29-116-UA17-95_001606   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 45]

Leland Barrows, Director of the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam speaks to the National Committee for Foreign Aid to review U.S. economic and technical assistance to Vietnam. Barrows highlights aid provided during fiscal years 1954 and 1955, and makes suggestions for large-scale

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 14 June 6 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Speech Given by Mr. Leland Barrows, Director, USOM to Vietnam to the Vietnamese-American Association, October 9, 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A2C-116-UA17-95_001607   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 19]

A transcript of a speech given by Leland Barrows, Director of the USOM to Vietnam, to the Vietnamese-American Association. The Director discusses how American aid helped directly provide support for Vietnamese military, refugee resettlement, technical support, and support for economic and social

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Author(s): Barrows, Leland

Item Creation Date: 09 October 10 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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United States Assistance to Vietnam Report, August 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A2D-116-UA17-95_001608   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A report from the Agency for International Development (AID) on economic and military aid provided by the U.S. to Vietnam over the past 10 years. A breakdown of assistance provided over fiscal year 1964 is included.

Author(s): Agency for International Development

Item Creation Date: August 8 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Memorandum "Report on Visit to Province of Phú Yên" from William A. Dymsza to Charles A. Mann, January 3, 1955
Item Number: 6-20-1A2E-116-UA17-95_001609   (Click For More Item Information)
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William Dymsza, Formerly Acting USOM Representative to Central Vietnam, writes to Acting Assistant Director for Operations Charles Mann after a recent visit to the Phu-Yen province of Vietnam. Dymsza reports that, while significant progress has been made in government authority and the maintenance

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Author(s): Dymsza, William A.

Item Creation Date: 03 January 1 1955

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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War in Asia, Time magazine article, May 25, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1A30-116-UA17-95_001611   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

The TIME article, subtitled "Guarding the River", reports on U.S. Marines landing on the shores of Thailand to help defend the country from Communist invaders.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 25 May 5 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Medical Education in Vietnam: A Study With Recommendations, July/August 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A31-116-UA17-95_001612   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 63]

A preliminary draft of a study on health problems and needed medical assistance in Vietnam. The study was completed by two medical educators who served as consultants to the Ministry of Education, and to Vietnam's National University. The consultants made recommendations in the hopes of providing

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Author(s): Horning, Benjamin

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1A36-116-UA17-95_001617   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 77]

An annual report in book form, published by the United States Operations Mission (USOM), with a foreword by USOM Director Arthur Z. Gardiner. Statistics on areas affected by American Economic Aid, including public works, agriculture, imports, industrial development, education, overseas training,

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission to Vietnam

Item Creation Date: 0 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Amended Request for Vietnam: Proposed Mutual Defense and Development Programs, Fiscal Year 1965: President's Message to Congress, May 18, 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A37-116-UA17-95_001618   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

In a May 18, 1964 message to Congress, President Lyndon Johnson requests an additional $125 million in aid to Vietnam: $70 million for economic aid and $55 million for military uses, for fiscal year 1965.

Author(s): Johnson, Lyndon B.

Item Creation Date: 18 May 5 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Public Aid Program, August 23, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A39-116-UA17-95_001620   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

An August 23, 1963 financial document containing figures in American dollars and Vietnamese piasters for public aid for actual fiscal year 1963 and operational fiscal year 1964. Action plan areas include counterinsurgency, strategic hamlet plans, military civil action, war infrastructure,

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 23 August 8 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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USOM/Vietnam Organization Chart, u.d.
Item Number: 6-20-1A3F-116-UA17-95_001626   (Click For More Item Information)
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An undated chart of the hierarchy of the USOM/Vietnam administrative staff. A disclaimer below the chart indicates that, while the chart outlines the current organizational pattern, changes in the definitions of the relationships between the Assistant Director for Provincial Operations' office and

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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20 FSOs May Participate in College Exchange Under the Hays Plan: Department of State News Letter article, October 1964
Item Number: 6-20-1A46-116-UA17-95_001633   (Click For More Item Information)
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In an October 1964 article in the Department of State News Letter in Washington, D.C., Ohio Democratic Representative Wayne Hays pushed for the establishment of a University Exchange Program, as an amendment to the Foreign Service Act. Senior Foreign Service officers are serving on the faculty of

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: October 10 1964

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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U.S. Deeply Involved in the Uncertain Struggle for Vietnam: New York Times article, October 21, 1962
Item Number: 6-20-1A47-116-UA17-95_001634   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

In an October 21, 1962 article to the New York Times, journalist David Halberstam reports on Saigon's attempts to fight off Viet Cong guerrillas, including relocating villagers to fortified hamlets to cut off Communist sources of supply. Halberstam reports that, as one gets closer to the heart of

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Author(s): Halberstam, David

Item Creation Date: 21 October 10 1962

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Interview with USOM Director Leland Barrows, September 13, 1958
Item Number: 6-20-1A28-116-UA17-95_001605   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

An article from Issue No. 198 (pp. 5-7) of the Saigon newspaper Daily Buoi Sang, in which a member of the Buoi Sang staff interviews United States Operations Mission (USOM) Director Leland Barrows. The Director is asked about the possibility of the USOM providing assistance in the widening of two

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Author(s): Daily Buoi Sang

Item Creation Date: 13 September 9 1958

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

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Book Review, "The United States and the Sino-Soviet Bloc in Southeast Asia", RAConteur Magazine, January-February 1963, pp. 26-27
Item Number: 6-20-1A2F-116-UA17-95_001610   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A two-page review of the book "The United States and the Sino-Soviet Bloc in Southeast Asia" by Oliver E. Clubb, Jr. The reviewer begins by mentioning America's interest in Southeast Asia since the end of the Second World War, and then discusses the author's views on US policy in

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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What Can a Man Do? (ÃÂaÃâu là con Ãâðá»Âng tranh Ãâấu?), circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A32-116-UA17-95_001613   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 94]

A booklet published in Vietnamese by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) in Saigon. This pictorial essay shows the struggles faced by the people of South Vietnam, and the advances they have made through aid from other countries. Pictures include President Ngo Dinh Diem, people farming,

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Author(s): Goodfriend, Arthur Miller, Anne Reese, Dixie

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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What Can a Man Do?, English translation, circa 1956
Item Number: 6-20-1A33-116-UA17-95_001614   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

A document created by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam, containing the page-for-page English translation for the Vietnamese booklet "What Can a Man Do?". The original booklet in Vietnamese can be found here:

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Author(s): Goodfriend, Arthur Miller, Anne Reese, Dixie

Item Creation Date: 0 1956

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 29 Apr 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Annual Report, July 1, 1956 to June 30, 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1A34-116-UA17-95_001615   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 90]

An annual report in book form, published by the United States Operations Mission (USOM) to Vietnam. Statistics in Vietnamese economy, including agriculture, public works, resettlement, public administration, education, health and sanitation, and information cover July 1956 - June 1957.

Author(s): United States Operations Mission to Vietnam

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Plan for the Utilization of an Electronic Computer, circa 1957
Item Number: 6-20-1A35-116-UA17-95_001616   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 15]

A preliminary report authored by Vu Van Thai and Le Van Kim in the Fall of 1957. The report outlines a plan to try to obtain an effective means of automating financial, accounting and statistical services for the Government of Vietnam through the acquisition of an electronic data processing

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Author(s): Thai, Vu Van Kim, Le Van Knox, Newton B.

Item Creation Date: 0 1957

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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Memorandum Re: Study Group on U.S. Aid Programs & Policies in Vietnam, from Michael J. Deutch to Dr. Carter Goodrich, January 15, 1960
Item Number: 6-20-1A38-116-UA17-95_001619   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Michael Deutch, a consulting engineer in Washington, D.C., writes to Dr. Carter Goodrich to discuss concerns he has regarding defects in foreign aid operations in Vietnam. Examples given by Mr. Deutch include lack of coordination and efficiency, over-sized administrative staffs, misdirected

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Author(s): Deutch, Michael J.

Item Creation Date: 15 January 1 1960

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Summary of Action Plans, August 23, 1963
Item Number: 6-20-1A3A-116-UA17-95_001621   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 7]

An August 23, 1963 summary of plans to support objectives of the Government of Vietnam Strategic Hamlet Program. This summary details action plans referred to in the Public Aid Program from the same date. A financial document containing monetary figures for the action plans can be found here:

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Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 23 August 8 1963

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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USOM/Vietnam Operational Program, FY 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A3B-116-UA17-95_001622   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

A 1965 financial document providing figures in U.S. dollars on supporting assistance to Vietnam. Areas of aid include operations, agriculture, public works, safety and health, education, public administration, media, and technical support. Figures on development grants are also included.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 29 July 7 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 01 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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Projects Active During Fiscal Year 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A3C-116-UA17-95_001623   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

A financial document for fiscal year 1965, highlighting aid projects and funds obligated in U.S. dollars. Areas of aid include operations, agriculture, public works, safety and health, education, public administration, media, technical support, industry, and labor.

Author(s): author unknown

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

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USOM Memorandum, July 1964 - June 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A3D-116-UA17-95_001624   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

The United States Operations Mission (USOM), in a fiscal year 1965 memorandum, lists accomplishments in foreign aid to Vietnam during the escalation of the war. Areas of focus include rural construction, agriculture, education, public health, works and safety, industrial development, and free

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: 0 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 04 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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USOM Memorandum, September 1965
Item Number: 6-20-1A3E-116-UA17-95_001625   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

The United States Operations Mission (USOM) releases a memorandum in the fall of 1965, outlining new activities implemented since the previous fiscal year 1965 memo. Areas covered include land reform, refugees, the Chieu Hoi program, the development of Cam Ranh Bay, industry, transportation, and

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Author(s): United States Operations Mission

Item Creation Date: September 9 1965

Collection: Wesley R. Fishel Papers

Association: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections

Added: 04 May 2015[Updated: 13 Jan 2016]
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