State/Defense Cable to Maxwell Taylor in Saigon on Proposed Expansion of Operations in Southeast Asia, 29 October 1964


Source: The Pentagon Papers, Gravel Edition, Volume 3, pp. 585-586


29 Oct 1964

AMEMBASSY

Jt State/Defense Msg fr OASD/ISA

EXCLUSIVE FOR AMBASSADOR TAYLOR

The JCS have proposed a program of military and supporing political actions with respect to the RVN envisaging accelerated forceful actions both inside and outside RVN. A copy of their memorandum, JCSM 902-64, has been transmitted to you this [word missing] via courier to arrive Saigon 31 October. In anticipation high level discussions, your comments on the JCS recommendations desired as soon as possible.


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