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Item Number
VA004740
Record Number
5347
Creation Date
Undated
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Vietnamese Briefing -- General Maxwell Taylor (left), chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara (second from left) receive a briefing September 27 at Plei Mrong, Viet Nam, on actions of the Vietnamese Army's Special Forces. Secretary McNamara and General Taylor spent a week in the Southeast Asia country at President Kennedy's request to survey Vietnamese military progress against the Communist Viet Cong guerillas. General Paul Harkins, commander of U.S. advisory forces in Viet Nam, sits at McNamara's left.
Citation
Photograph VA004740,  Undated, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA004740>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA004740, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001