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Visit of Michigan State University Group Police Adviser Everett Updike to Long An and Rung Sat, November 4-5, 1957

 Item — Reel: 352

Scope and Contents

Chief of the Civil Guard Section Everett Updike makes a field trip with other personnel in the Civil Guard to Zone 3 of South Vietnam for an inspection tour. Colonel Le Khuong, Deputy Director General of Civil Guard, invites Major Ky Quan Than (medical officer), Captain Luyen (training officer), Captain Nguyen Van Tranh (signal officer), Lieutenant Trinh (personnel officer), Lieutenant Nguyen Van Thien (secretary to the colonel), and Everett C. Updike to accompany him and his staff. The inspection party left Saigon at 5:00am on November 4, 1957, and arrived at Zone 3 Headquarters of the Civil Guard at Soc-Trang at 10:15am. After reviewing the honor guard with the Deputy Director, a briefing conference was given to the staff officers by Major Nguyen Van Minh, Commanding Officer of the Civil Guard in Zone 3. Mr. Updike and Interpreter Cam of MSU were invited to attend this briefing.


  • November 4-5, 1957


Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

Materials primarily in English, with some publications in French and Vietnamese.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. There are RESTRICTED personnel files.


1 Reels (22 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16mm

Related Archival Materials

Report detailing the contents of the film is found in Ralph F. Turner Papers. (UA 17.149) Box 1697, Folder 2.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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East Lansing MI 48824 US