U.S. military leaders in Vietnam, 1962
Published: August 18, 2012
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South Vietnam, October, 1962: Adm. Harry D. Felt, left, commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Command, arrives at Tan Son Nhut airport to begin a four-day visit that was to include talks with South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem and other local and U.S. officials. With him is Gen. Paul D. Harkins, head of the U.S. Military Assistance Command for Southeast Asia. Felt had been in Bangkok, Thailand, for a meeting of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.