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U. S. Army Build-up and Activities in South Vietnam, 1965-1972

Location: Microfilm DS 558 U8 1989


The U.S. Army Build-Up Progress Report, originally classified as secret,  was published weekly, beginning with August 11, 1965.  It provides information on the expansion of the U.S. Army in Vietnam.  Topics included are:  units in the buildup; deployments; military and civilian manpower; resources required to support U.S. military activities; and more.

The weekly reports are on the microfilm reels in chronological order.

How to search the collection

There is a guide to the U.S. Army Build-Up Progress Report.  It is shelved at Microfilm DS 558 U8 1989 Guide.  It has a reel index.

Materials are arranged in the reports in seven major categories.

1. Deployments
2. STRAF and Worldwide
3. Reserve components
4. Resources Required to Support the Buildup
5. Consideration of the Buildup by Selected Functional Categories
6. Support of Non-U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia
7. Appendices


A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Vietnam War Research Collections: U.S. Army Build-up and Activities in South Vietnam 1965-1972. (Microfilm  DS 558 U8 1989 Guide)

Related Web sites are Declassified CIA Documents on the Vietnam War – providing an in-depth indexing of the CIA declassified documents on the Vietnam War  and, where possible, a link to the full-text documents available at Virtual Vietnam Archive (VVA).

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

United States. Army -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Sources.

Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources

Time Period: 20th Century  

Subject keywords: Military History, Vietnam War