John P. Glennon supervised the preparation of this volume and compiled the portion on Korea. Allen H. Kitchens and Neal H. Petersen compiled the section on Indochina.
Fredrick Aandahl, formerly Editor in Chief, exercised general supervision over the initiation and preparation of this volume. William Z. Slany, who became General Editor in 1979, directed the final editing and release. Rita M. Baker and Vicki L. Ettleman of the Publishing Services Division performed the technical editing under the immediate supervision of Margie R. Wilber. Anne K. Pond prepared the index.
I acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the National Security Council, and the Central Intelligence Agency, in locating various documents and assisting the process of declassification. I thank those foreign governments that granted permission to publish their documents.
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