South Viet Nam: To Liberate from Oppression

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The war in South Viet Nam is a deadly game of hide-and-seek—with the fate of Southeast Asia at stake. It is a game that the U.S. is grimly determined to win.

Each hour, radio reports on battle progress pour into the headquarters of the U.S. Military Assistance Command on Saigon's Tran Hung Dao Street. Here, in a spare, map-hung office, behind an uncluttered grey desk, sits the new chief of the U.S. military mission, General Paul Donal Harkins, 57, who holds the top command in the one spot in the...

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