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15. Jack W. Jaunal, Vietnam '68, Jack's Journal, (San Francisco, CA;


Denson Press, 1981) p. 39, hereafter Jaunal, Vietnam '68.


16. Maj Gen Raymond L. Murray intvw, 27Jun75, pp. 42-3 (Oral HistColl, MCHC).


17. Robertson Intvw, pp. 32-3; 1st MP Bn to III MAF, Resume of tele-con, dtd 30Jan68, 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68, and CO ICorpsAdvGp to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File); 1st MarDiv ComdC, Jan68, pp. 31-3; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 23-5.


18. The sources for this and the following paragraph are: 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File); 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 25-6.


19. An additional source for this paragraph is: CGlstMarDiv msg to HqBn, 1st MarDiv, dtd 30Jan68, End 25, 1st MarDiv ComdC, Jan68.


20. 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 25-6; Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 303-04; CO ICorpsAdvGp to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


21. Lung, The General Offensives of 1968-69, pp. 47-9.


22. Ibid.; Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 303-04; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 25-6; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jan68, pp. 21-5; 1st MarDiv COC, Summary of Events of Attack, dtd 30Jan68 and ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


23. Col Twyman R. Hill, Comments on draft, dtd 29Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Hill Comments; 1st MP Bn ComdC, Jan68;


1st MarDiv COC, Summary of Events of Attack, dtd 30Jan68 and ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


24. 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 25-6; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jan68, pp. 21-5; 1st MarDiv COC, Summary of Events of Attack, dtd 30Jan68 and ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File);


Donald Oberdorfer, Tet!, pp. 125-26.


25. Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 303-04; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 25-6; 1st MP Bn ComdC, Jan68; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jan68, pp. 21-5; 1st MarDiv COC, Summary of Events of Attack, dtd 30Jan68 and ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File);


Hill Comments.


26. The sources for this and the following two paragraphs are: 1st MarDiv COC, Summary of Events of Attack, dtd 30Jan68, and 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File); 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 23-5; 11th Marines ComdC, Jan68; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Jan68.


27. An additional source for this paragraph is Rockey Comments.


28. Col Franklin L. Smith intvw, 10Jun68, Tape 2878 (Oral HistColl, MCHC), hereafter Smith Tape; CO ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


29. The sources for this and the following paragraph are: Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, p. 305; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 26-7. See also CO ICorpsAdvGp msg to CGIIIMAF, dtd 31Jan68; 2d ROKBde to CGI-IIMAF, Resume oftelecon, 30Jan68; ROKAdv to III MAF, Resume of Telecon, dtd 30Jan68; 1st MarDiv to III MAF, Resume ofTelecon, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAFJnl & Msg File).


30. Lung, The General Offensives of 1968-69, p. 46; Westmoreland, A Soldier Reports, pp. 322-23; LtGen Philip B. Davidson, USA, Vietnam at War, The History: 1946-1975 (Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1988), p. 474. The Fighting Continues


31. CO ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 and Americal Div to III MAF, Resume ofTelecon, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File). 32. 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-26; CAP Hq to III MAF, resume of telecon, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


33. Jaunal, Vietnam '8, p. 40.


34. CAP Hq to III MAF, resume of telecon, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File);lst MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-26; LtCol Gene W. Bowers, Comments on draft, dtd 30May95 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Bowers Comments; Rockey Comments; John L. Gundersen, Comments on draft, dtd 9Dec94 and HSep96 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Gundersen Comments; Extract of 1st MarDiv COC (Combat Operations Center], 30Jan68, End, Gundersen Comments, hereafter Extract of 1st MarDiv COC, 30Jan68.


35. Gundersen Comments; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-6; 3/5 ComdC Jan68; ITOC to III MAF, Resume ofTelecon, dtd 30Jan68, 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl & Msg File).


36. Gundersen Comments; Extract of 1st MarDiv COC, 30Jan68;


Bowers Comments; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-6; 3/5 ComdC Jan68.


37. Gundersen Comments.


38. Bowers Comments; Gundersen Comments.


39. Bowers Comments; Rockey Comments.


40. Bowers Comments.


41. Ibid. and Rockey Comments.


42. Gundersen Comments; Bowers Comments; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-6; 3dAmTrac to III MAF, Resume ofTelecon, dtd 30Jan68, 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAFJnl & Msg File).


43. Gundersen Comments; Bowers Comments; Rockey Comments; 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 24-6; 3/5 ComdC Jan68; ITOC to III MAF, Resume of Telecon, dtd 30Jan68, 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAFJnl & Msg File).


44. FLC to III MAF, resume of telecon, dtd 30Jan68 and 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


45. This and the following paragraph are derived from the following sources: 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 26-8, 31; 1st MarDiv to III MAF, Resumes of Telecons, dtd 30-31Jan68, and 1st MarDiv msgs to III MAF, dtd 30-31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


46. 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg file).


47. ICorpsAdvGp, Da Nang msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File); Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 303-04.


48. 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, p. 28; 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30 Jan68; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Jan68, p. 40.


49. Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 303-04.


50. This and the following paragraph are derived from the following sources: Ibid.; COC ICorpsAdvGp msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68; 1st MarDiv resume of telecon to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68; ROK Lia Off, Resume of telecon to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


51. 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 3 lJan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File);


1st MarDiv AAR Tet, p. 29.


52. This and the next two paragraphs are based on the following sources: 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, p. 29; 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 30Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File).


53. 1st MarDiv msg to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68; Resume oftelecon from Phu Bai to III MAF, dtd 31Jan68; 1st MarDiv COC Notes, dtd 31Jan68; I TOC to III MAF, Resume of Telecon, dtd 31Jan68 (III MAF Jnl&Msg File). See also 1st MarDiv AAR Tet, pp. 19, 45-47;


Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, p. 306.


54. Pham Van Son, Tet Offensive, pp. 339-58.







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