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1954 Vietnam Exodus
During Operation 'Passage to Freedom', 1954 PDF Print E-mail
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Lansdale Team's Report on Covert Saigon Mission in 1954 and 1955 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 26 September 2008 22:35
Gravel Edition Volume 1Document 95, Lansdale Team's Report on Covert Saigon Mission in 1954 and 1955, pp. 573-83.Reprinted from New York TimesFollowing are excerpts from the report of the Saigon Military Mission, an American team headed by Edward G. Lansdale, covering its activities in the1954-55 period. The report accompanies the Pentagon's study of the Vietnam war, which cites it without identifying the author or date. The excerpts appear verbatim, with only unmistakable typographical errors corrected.I. FOREWORDThis is the condensed account of one year in the operations of a "cold war" combat team, written by the team itself in the field, ...