GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM CONTROL PLAN FOR VIOLENT BUDDHIST DEMONSTRATIONS

Created: 8/7/1963

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GOVERNMENT OF VIETNAM HAD ESTABLISHED THREE-PHASE PLAN TO BE*IMPLEMENTED IN THE

EVENT OF VIOLENT,DEMONSTRATIONS ON THE PART OF BUDDHISTS. IN THE

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FIRST PHASE ONLY REGULAR AND,COMBAT POtlCE WOULD BE ENGAGED. IF

TMESE FORCES WERE UNABLE TO CONTROL THE SITUATION, THEY? WOULD BE

REINFORCED BY CIVIL GUARD UNITS*IN THE" SECOND PHASE. THE THIRD AND

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SAIGON ON AN ALERT BASIS AND ARE

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FOURTH MARINE BATTALIONS WOULD BE COMMITTED IN THE THIRD PHASE IF NECESSARY. J THESE TWO 8ATTALIONS ARE CURRENTLY IN

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