The Green Beret Affair in 1969, helped lead to the release of the Pentagon Papers

During the Vietnam War, Special Forces often worked with the CIA on covert intelligence gathering missions. One of those units was Project GAMMA. On 6 August 1969, the commander of 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and 7 other Green Berets were arrested and charged with the murder of a Vietnamese double agent.

The free slideshow below describes what happened.

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