VOLUMES RELATED TO VIETNAM IN

FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

 

This document shows the year or years of documents, the volume and part (if given), the title of the volume, and the publication date of the volume.

 

1950

VI

East-Asia and the Pacific (1976)

Document Example:

US Military aid to French forces in Indochina

 

1952-54

XII, Part 1

East Asia and the Pacific (1987)

Document Example:

Conclusion of Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty after the French collapse in Indochina; Douglas MacArthur's Role

 

1952-54

XIII, Part 1

Indochina (1982)

Document Examples:

US Assistance to French Union forces in 1952
Military, economic, and diplomatic support for the Associated States of Indochina
Declining French military fortunes in 1953
Viet Minh invasion of Laos
Accelerated US Aid for Indochina
Philip W. Bonsal
Continued deterioration of French military position in 1954
Reaction to Dien Bien Phu
Question of US intervention
General policy issues, 1952-54

 

1952-54

XIII, Part 2

Indochina (1982)

Document Examples:

US policy during Geneva Conference
US concern regarding ascendancy of the Viet Minh
Increased Role in South Vietnam in 1954
Measures taken to support Diem government
Beginning of aid programs to Vietnam. Laos, Cambodia
US attitudes towards Bao Dai
C. Douglas Dillion (Ambassador in France)
Gen. Paul Ely and the training of Vietnamese forces
Robert McClintock, charge in Saigon
Gen. J. Lawton Collins' mission to Vietnam

 

1952-54

XVI

The Geneva Conference (1981)

Document Examples:

US view of Geneva Conference on Korea, 1954
US participation in Geneva Conference on Indochina, 1954
Question of Viet Minh participation
Consideration of US military intervention in Indochina
Efforts to end hostilities
Armistice agreement for Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
US views of the conference
Role of US advisor Philip Bonsal in the negotiations
Profile of the negotiation team, especially Walter Bedell Smith
Five-power military talks report on the situation in Vietnam

 

1955-57

I

Vietnam (1985)

Document Examples:

Consolidation of the Diem government in 1955
US and French training responsibilities in Vietnam
Consideration of replacing Diem and decision to support him
US policy on 1955 Vietnam elections
Bao Dai-Diem referendum
Internal security in South Vietnam
Elections in South Vietnam
Land reform and foreign investment in South Vietnam
G. Frederick Reinhardt, Ambassador in Vietnam, and his efforts to persuade Diem to hold free elections

 

1958-60

I

Vietnam (1986)

Document Examples:

Role of the Temporary Equipment Recovery Mission
Question of ceiling for military assistance advisory group
Upgrading Republic of Vietnam's air force and armed forces
Deterioration of internal security and debate over counterinsurgency policy
Political opposition to Diem and abortive coup in 1960
Agroville Program
Growth of Can Lao Party
Economic situation
Political reforms in Vietnam and the political situation
US efforts to coax Diem to accept comprehensive reform

 

1958-60

XVI

East Asia Pacific Region; Cambodia; Laos (1992)

Document Examples:

SEATO Activities
Anzus Activities
SEATO interest in the situation of Laos
US military assistance to Cambodia
Cambodia's recognition of the People's Republic of China
US concern with the coalition government in Laos
US reaction to the political crisis and coup in Laos (1959)
US reaction to the civil war in Laos
United Nations role in Laos

 

1961-63

I

Vietnam, 1961 (1988)

Document Examples:

Visit of General Edward G. Lansdale, Jan. 2-14
Presidential Task Force in Vietnam, April-May
US and Vietnamese Government Response to increased Viet Cong activity,
Sept.-Oct.
Taylor Mission, Oct. 15-Nov. 3,
Consideration of report Nov 3-15, and
Implementation of report, Nov. 15-Dec. 15

 

1961-63

II

Vietnam, 1962 (1990)

Document Examples:

Reorganization of the US military command structure, Jan, 1-Feb. 8
Further efforts to strengthen government of South Vietnam, Mar.-Apr.
General Taylor's visit, Sept. 10-13
Press relations, defoliation, strategic hamlets
Senator Mansfield's visit and report

 

1961-63

III

Vietnam, January - August, 1963 (1991)

Document Examples:

Reassessments, various reports, Jan.-March
Buddhist crisis, May 9--, and
Possible coup, to Aug. 28

 

1961-63

IV

Vietnam, August - December, 1963 (1991)

Document Examples:

Efforts to reform Diem government
McNamara-Taylor mission
NSAM 263, Oct. 11, 1963
Coup against Diem government, Oct. 23-Nov. 2
NSAM 273, Nov. 26, 1963 (Johnson presidency, Nov. 22-Dec. 31)

 

1961-63

XXIV

Laos Crisis (1994)

Document Examples:

Geneva Conference on Laos and the Vienna Summit, 1961
Lao agreement, Geneva Accords on Laos, 1962

 

1964-68

I

Vietnam, 1964 (1992)

Document Examples:

Khanh coup
McNamara-Taylor mission to Vietnam and the McNamara Report
Rusk mission
Honolulu meeting
US Reaction to Gulf of Tonkin incident
US efforts to strengthen government of South Vietnam
Proceedings of NSC working group on Vietnam
US response to governmental crisis in South Vietnam
US policies regarding Communist insurgents
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Buddhist opposition to the Khanh government
US-Vietnamese incursions into Laos
French reaction to a neutral solution for Vietnam
Integration of Republic of Vietnam armed forces into US command structure
Effectiveness and organization of the Republic of Vietnam armed forces
Air strikes into North Vietnam

 

1964-68

II

Vietnam, January - June, 1965 (Online) (1996)

Document Examples:

Political instability within South Vietnam
US retaliatory air strikes against North Vietnam, January 1-February 11
Initiation of a program of air strikes against North Vietnam
Introduction of US ground combat forces, February 11-March 8
Increase in US ground forces in Vietnam and consideration by the US government of a bombing pause, March 8-May 8
The bombing pause
Assessment of the bombing program and US troop requirements
Change of government in South Vietnam, May10-June 12

 

1964-68

III

Vietnam, June - December, 1965 (1996)

Document Examples:

Discussion on ending the war and deployment of additional US forces, July 29-November 26
The bombing pause and the diplomatic peace initiative, November 27-December 31

 

1964-68

IV

Vietnam, 1966 (Online) (1998)

Document Examples:

The Honolulu Conference
Buddhist "Struggle Movement"
Marigold and the controversy over bombing

 

1964-68

V

Vietnam, 1967 (Projected 2000)

 

1964-68

VI, Part 1

Vietnam, 1968 (Projected 2001)

 

1964-68

VI, Part 2

Vietnam, 1968 (Projected 2001)

 

1964-68

XXVIII

Laos (Online) (1998)

Document Examples:

Beginnings of the Air War Against Infiltration Through the Laos Panhandle
Increased Bombing in Laos

 

1969-72

I

Vietnam, 1969 (Projected 2002 +)

 

1969-72

II

Vietnam, 1970 (Projected 2002 +)

 

1969-72

III

Vietnam, 1971 (Projected TBA)

 

1969-1972

IV

Vietnam, 1972 (Projected TBA)

 

For instructions to assignments based on use of FRUS, click on Vietnam in FRUS.

 

Return to Index Page