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  • Wheeler, Gen. Earle G., 44, 51, 58, 59, 93, 123, 124, 147, 170, 187, 202, 213, 239, 243, 274, 302, 305, 319
    • Cambodia:
      • Bombing of Communist sanctuaries, 22, 25, 41, 62
      • Communications equipment for, 271, 272
      • Communist conflict with Lon Nol government, 289
      • Communist use of Cambodian territory for operations in Vietnam, 37
      • Khmer regiments from Vietnam and Thailand for, 244, 282
      • Military assistance for Lon Nol government, 257, 262, 269, 271, 278, 281
      • U.S. military liaison for, 281
    • Cambodian cross-border campaign:
      • Air operations, 302
      • ARVN operations, guidance for, 302
      • Course of operations, assessments of, 257, 278, 281, 282
      • Divisions within Nixon administration re, 254
      • Fish Hook operation (base area 352/353), 259
      • International reaction, 313
      • Nixon's authorization for, 248, 270
      • Options for operations, assessments of, 279
      • Public information policy re, 257, 282
    • Cease-fire issue, U.S. internal debate on, 120
    • Laos:
      • Bombing of Communist forces, 194, 203, 204, 207
      • Cease-fire issue, 204
      • CIA activities in, 194
      • Communist campaign against Laotian Government, 313
      • Communist use of Laotian territory for operations in Vietnam, 37
      • Long Tieng campaign, 207, 211, 212
      • Thai military involvement, 207, 211, 212
      • U.S. ground forces in, 204
      • U.S. gunships for, 204, 207
    • Military situation in Vietnam:
      • Casualties, 10
      • Communist defectors, 10
      • Communist infiltration from DRV, 120
      • De-escalation issue, 10
      • DMZ activities, 10, 12, 37
      • DRV as target of U.S. operations, 120, 136
      • Evaluation of situation for purpose of U.S. policy development, 10
      • Interdiction operations, 10
      • Laird's assessment of, 38
      • Pacification program, 10, 37
      • Phoenix program, 37
      • Pressure tactics, development of, 12
      • Psychological warfare, 315
      • Reconnaissance flights over China, 10, 12
      • Restrictions on U.S. operations, 10
      • Retaliation for Communist attacks, 30, 37
      • Strategy and tactics governing U.S. operations, 100
      • Wheeler's assessment of, 37, 100
    • Paris peace talks, 5, 107
    • Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces, 10, 100
    • Vietnamization program/withdrawal of U.S. forces:
      • Announcements of withdrawals, 80
      • Fourth withdrawal increment, 228
      • 1969 withdrawal package, 93, 100
      • 1971 withdrawal package, 313
      • Replacement of U.S. forces with RVN troops, 10, 100
      • U.S.–RVN discussions re, 100
      • Wheeler's assessment of, 100
    • Vietnam visit, 100