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Enemy Base Area File (BASFA), 1966-1971 [Translation Version], 7/1/1966 - 7/1/1971 (info) Search
Title: Enemy Base Area Files (BASFA), created, 7/1/1966 - 11/8/1971, documenting the period 7/1/1966 - 7/1/1971
Creator: Department of Defense. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Systems Analysis). 9/10/1965-4/11/1973. (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Data Files
Textual Records
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Other Titles: BASFA
Location: National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3574; EMAIL:
Inclusive Dates: 7/1/1966 - 11/8/1971
Coverage Dates: 7/1/1966 - 7/1/1971
Part of: Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Function and Use: The agency created the Enemy Base Area Files to collect military reconnaissance data on all enemy military base areas during the Cambodian War and Vietnam War. The agency used these data primarily for the American and South Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1970.
Scope & Content Note: This series contains data that define enemy base area locations in South Vietnam and North Vietnam on a monthly basis. Each record contains a base identification number and the province and country of the base, and the Viet Cong Military Region. It defines the current status of the base, the actions taken against the base, and the priorities for action against the base for the future.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted.  
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA and Office of the Secretary of Defense
Variant Control Number(s): Declassification Project Number: 0230993.
Extent: 2 data files, 1 electronic documentation file, and 3 linear inches of paper documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Cambodian War, 1970-1975
Military bases
Military reconnaissance
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    Vietnam (Asia) nation

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