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Redesignation and Reorganization

Unless otherwise noted, the material in this section is derived from: Senior Marine Advisor, MACV, After Action Reports, 1964-65, hereafter SMA, MACV, AARs 64-65; Col William P. Nesbit, USMC (Ret.), Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Nesbit Comments On Whitlow MS; Col William P. Nesbit, USMC (Ret.), Comments on Draft MS, Maj Harvey Bradshaw, 'U.S. Marine Corps Operations In RVN, 1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Neshit Comments on Bradihaw MS; Noren Comments on Whitlow MS; Noren Comments on Bradshaw MS; James C. Pickerell, 'Marine Advisor: Vietnam,' Marine Corps Gazette, v. 48, n. 4 (Apr64), hereafter Pickcrall,' 'Marine Advisor'; Damm Comments.

5 Nesbit Comments on Bradshaw MS.

The Vietnamese Marine Brigade

Unless otherwise noted, the material in this section is derived from: SMA, MACV, AARs, 64-65; CG FMFPac On-The-Job-Training, RVN, Monthly Reports, Jan-Dec, 1964, hereafter OJT Monthly Repts, 64; Capt Philip 0. Brady, intvw by HistBr, G-3 Div, HQMC, dtd 26Jan66 (OralHistColl, Hist&MusDiv, HQMC), hereafter Brady Interview; Westmoreland and Sharp, Report On The War; Pickerell, ' 'Marine Advisor''; Naval Advisory Group, MACV, Historical Review, 1964-65, hereafter NAVGP, MACV, HistRevw, 64-65.

6 Noren Comments on Whitlow MS.

7 Neshit Comments on Whitlow MS.

8 NAVGP, MACV, HistRevw, 64-65, p. 21.

Additional Marine Activities

Unless otherwise noted, the material in this section is derived from: LtCol Raymond Becker, intvw with Capt Robert Whitlow, dtd 25Jan74 (1954-64 Project Interview Folder), hereafter Becker Interview; Capt Charles H. Gallina, Intvw with Capt Robert Whitlow, dtd 29Jan74 (1954-64 Project Interview Folder), hereafter Gallina Interview; Director of Intelligence, HQMC, to Director, History and Museums Division, dtd 31Jan74, Subj: Summary of U.S. Marine Corps Operations at Tiger Tooth Mountain and Dong Bach Ma in 1964, hereafter 'Summary of USMC Opns at Tiger Tooth Mountain'; Col Raymond C. Damm intvw with Captain Robert H. Whitlow, dtd 19Jul73 (1954-64 Project Interview Folder), hereafter Damm Interview; NAVG, MACV, HistRevw, 64-65; CTE 79.5.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64.

9 Damm Interview.

10 NAVG, MACV, HistRevw, 64-65, p. 14.

11 Smith Comments.

12 Col Warren P. Baker, Itr to CG, 3dMarDiv, dfd 3Apr64, Subj: Job Related Orientation Report.

13 CG, PMFPac Itr to CMC 18Mar64, Subj: SVN Observations.

Chapter 11 Spring and Summer

Fighting

Unless otherwise noted, the material in this chapter is derived from: CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64; Col Andre Gomez, Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities in Vietnam 1954-64' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Gurnet Comments; Col Robert A. Merchant, Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Merchant Comments; Col John H. La Voy, Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter La Voy Comments; Ross Comments on Whitlow MS; LtGen Herman Nickerson, USMC (Ret.), Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Nickerson Comments.

1 CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64.

2 Ross Comments on Whitlow MS.

3 Ibid.

4 Ibid.

5 Statement of General Wallace M. Greene, Jr., CMC, before the House Committee On Armed Services, dtd March 1964 (Greene Papers Collection).

6 CTE ComdD 79.3.3.6, lNov63-160ct64.

7 La Voy Comments.

8 Ibid.

9 Ibid.

10 CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64; Merchant Comments; La Voy Comments. ' CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64.

Chapter 12 Fall and Winter

Operations

Unless otherwise noted, the material in this chapter is derived from: CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64; CTU 79.3.5 ComdD, 170ct64-14Jan65; 1st MAW OpSums, 9Jul64-70ct64; CinCPac CmdHist 64; Fontana Comments; BGen Joseph Koler, USMC, Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Holer Comments; Col Hardy Hay, Comments on Draft MS, Capt Robert Whitlow, 'U.S. Marine Activities In Vietnam, 1954-1964' (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Hay Comments; Becker Comments; Merchant Comments; Nickerson Comments; Capt Roger H. Donlon, USA, Outpost of Freedom (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965), hereafter Donlon, Outpost of Freedom; Moore, Navy Chaplains.

1 CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64; CG 1st MAW OpSums, 9Jul-70ct64.

2 CTE 79.3.3.6 ComdD, lNov63-160ct64.

3 Moore, Navy Chaplains, p. 92.

4 MCC Items, 23Nov64.

5 CTU 79.3.5 ComdD, 170ct64-14Jan65.

6 Ibid. 1 Ibid. 8 Ibid.

Chapter 13 Prelude to Escalation

1 Westmoreland and Sharp, Report On The War, p. 95.

2 Youngdale Interview.

3 Gravel Edition, Pentagon Papers, v. Ill, p. 289.

4 Westmoreland and Sharp, Report On The War, pp. 95, 97.

5 Ibid., p. 98.




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