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Cold War Files: All Units: Events: Westmoreland Requests Reinforcements

July 1967
Westmoreland Requests Reinforcements

General Westmoreland requests an additional 200,000 reinforcements on top of the 475,000 soldiers already scheduled to be sent to Vietnam, which would bring the U.S. total in Vietnam to 675,000. President Johnson agrees only to an extra 45,000.

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