United States - Vietnam Relations 1945 - 1967 (the Pentagon Papers) (Volume 4)
by Office of the Secretary of Defense


Overview - The Pentagon Papers, officially titled "Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force," was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in 1967. In June of 1971, small portions of the report were leaked to the press and widely distributed.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Pentagon Papers, officially titled "Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force," was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in 1967. In June of 1971, small portions of the report were leaked to the press and widely distributed. However, the publications of the report that resulted from these leaks were incomplete and suffered from many quality issues.

On the 40th anniversary of the leak to the press, the National Archives, along with the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon Presidential Libraries, has released the complete report. The 48 boxes in this series contain a complete copy of the 7,000 page report along with numerous copies of different volumes of the report, all declassified. Approximately 34% of the report is available for the first time.

What is unique about this, compared to other versions, is that:

* The complete Report is now available with no redactions compared to previous releases

* The Report is presented as Leslie Gelb presented it to then Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford on January 15, 1969

* All the supplemental back-documentation is included. In the Gravel Edition, 80% of the documents in Part V.B. were not included

This release includes the complete account of peace negotiations, significant portions of which were not previously available either in the House Armed Services Committee redacted copy of the Report or in the Gravel Edition.

Part IV. C. 1. Evolution of the War. U.S. Programs in South Vietnam, November 1963-April 1965: NASM 273 -- NSAM 288 -- Honolulu

Part IV. C. 2. a. Evolution of the War. Military Pressures Against NVN. February - June 1964

Part IV. C. 2. b. Evolution of the War. Military Pressures Against NVN. July - October 1964

Part IV. C. 2. c. Evolution of the War. Military Pressures Against NVN. November - December 1964

Part IV. C. 3. Evolution of the War. ROLLING THUNDER Program Begins: January - June 1965

Part IV. C. 4. Evolution of the War. Marine Combat Units Go to DaNang, March 1965

Part IV. C. 5. Evolution of the War. Phase I in the Build-up of U.S. Forces: March - July 1965



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  • ISBN-13: 9781608881468
  • ISBN-10: 1608881466
  • Publisher: Nimble Books
  • Publish Date: July 2011
  • Page Count: 856
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 1.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.94 pounds


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