81. Editorial Note

On July 3, the Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Vietnam, General Lionel McGarr, delivered to President Diem an aide-memoire reviewing the military situation in Viet-Nam and presenting recommendations for improvement in the performance of the Vietnamese armed forces. A copy of the aide-memoire is in Washington National Records Center, RG 84, Saigon Embassy Files: FRC 66 A 878, 350 Poll Affairs. It is printed in full in United States-Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967, Book 11, pages 227-238.