Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
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.
Photograph VA004740, Undated, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 24 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA004740>.
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VA004740, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University