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66. 3/4 ComdC, Jun68, p. IV-6.


67. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, pp. 11-12; 2/4 ComdC, Jun68, pp. 5, 8.


68. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, p. 12; III MAF ComdC, Jun68, p. 10;


III MAF PerIntRep 24-68 and 25-68, in III MAF PerIntReps; Interrogation Report of PWs Do Van Huan, Linh Xuan Due, Trinh Van Chien, Nguyen Due Huong and Dang Truong Vien, in III MAF PerIntRep 25-68, p. B-1, in III MAF PerIntReps; 3d MarDiv ComdC, Jun68, p. 27; 4th Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. 6; 3/4 ComdC, Jun68, p. IV-8.


69. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, p. 11; III MAF ComdC, Jun68, p. 10;


4th Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. 6; 1/4 ComdC, Jun68, p. 3; 1/4 Journal for HJun68, in 1/4 ComdC, Jun68, pt. IV; 1/12 ComdC, Jun68, p. 5;


1/12 S-3 Journal for l lJun68, in 1/12 ComdC, Jun68, pt. IV.


70. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, p. 12; III MAF ComdC, Jun68, p. 10;


III MAF PerIntRep 25-68, dtd 25Jun68, p. l, in III MAF PerIntReps;


3d MarDiv ComdC, Jun68, p. 27; 4th Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. 6; 3/4 ComdC, Jun68, p. IV-9.


71. 4th Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. 6; Other sources show different numbers of NVA dead. See also 3d MarDiv ComdC, Jun68, p. 27.


72. 3d MarDiv ComdC, Jun68, p. 26.


73. 2/4 ComdC, Jun68, p. 5.


74. 4th Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. 7. Razing Khe Sanh: Operation Charlie


75. 3d MarDiv OPIan 21-68, dtd 8Jun68, in 3d MarDiv ComdC, Jun68, pt. IV; 1st Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. II-C-6.


76. 1st Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. II-C-l, II-C-6; 1/11 ComdC, Jun68, p. 6.


77. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Dec68, p. 106; 1st Mar ComdC, Jun68, p. II-E-2.


78. III MAF PerIntRep 27-68, pp. 4-5, in III MAF PerIntReps.


79. 1st Mar ComdC, Jul68, p. II-B-1; Conflicting enemy casualty figures are contained in FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, pp. 15-16; III MAF ComdC, Jul68, pt. Ill; III MAF PerIntRep 27-68, dtd 9Jul68, p. l, in III MAF PerIntReps.


80. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jul68, p. 18; 2/1 ComdC, Jul68, pt. III.


81. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jun68, p. 16.


82. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Dec68 Summary, p. 106; 1/11 ComdC, Jul68, p. 5.


83. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Jul68, p. 19; III MAF ComdC, Jul68, pt. Ill;


1/1 ComdC, Jul68, p. 1-11-3, 1-11-5, 1-11-6, 1-11-9; 1/11 ComdC, Jul68, p. 5.


84. Laura Palmer, "The General, At Ease: An Interview with Westmoreland," MHQ: The Quarter/y Journal of Military History, Autumn88, p. 33. CHAPTER 17 MINI-TET AND ITS AFTERMATH IN SOUTHERN I CORPS


Unless otherwise noted, the material in this chapter is derived from: FMFPac, MarOpsV, May-Aug68; III MAF ComdCs, May-Aug68; 1st MarDiv ComdCs, May-Aug68; 1st MarDiv Admin Files; 1st MarDiv Journal and File, May-Aug68; 1st MarDiv SitReps, May-Aug68; TF X-Ray ComdCs, May-Aug68; 5th Mar ComdCs, May-Aug68; 7th Mar ComdCs, May-Aug68; 26th Mar ComdCs, May-Aug68; and 27th Mar ComdCs, May-Aug68. Going into the Go Noi


1. 3/7 ComdCs Apr-May68; 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook, dtd 27Jun68, in 1st MarDiv Admin Files, hereafter 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook.


2. 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook.


3. Ibid. and FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 21.


4. 7th Mar AAR, Opn Allen Brook and FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 22.


5. 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook.


6. Ibid. and FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 22. The quote is from cover Itr CGlstMarDiv to ComUSMACV, dtd 17Jul68, 7th Mar AAR, Opn Allen Brook.


7. 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; Col Roger H. Barnard, Comments on draft, dtd 13Jan95 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Barnard Comments.


8. Barnard Comments; 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 22.


9. 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; Barnard Comments.


10. Barnard Comments.


11. Ibid.


12. Col TullisJ. Woodham,Jr., Comments on draft, dtd 7Dec94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Woodham Comments; "Eleven Days in May," ms. End, Woodham Comments, hereafter "Eleven Days in May"; 27th Mar ComdC, May68; 3/27 ComdC, May68; 3/27 CAAR, Operation Allen Brook, dtd l lJun68, End 3/27 ComdC, May68, hereafter 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68.


13. Woodham Comments; 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68.


14. CGlstMarDiv SitRep No. 42 [misnumbered], Opn Allen Brook, in 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. IV; 7th Mar SitRep No. 42, Opn Allen Brook, in 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. IV [The 7th Mar report is in the 27th Mar ComdC]; 27th Mar SitRep for Period 170001H to 172400H May68, in 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. IV; 3/7 ComdC, May68, pt. II; Woodham Comments; 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68. NVA casualty figures are from 7th Mar SitRep No. 42 and CGlstMarDiv SitReps Nos. 48 and 49, Opn Allen Brook, in 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. IV; See also 7th Mar AAR, Opn Allen Brook and FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 22.


15. Barnard Comments; 7th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68.


16. This and the following paragraph are derived from these sources:


Woodham Comments; 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. Ill; CGlstMarDiv SitRep No. 45, Opn Allen Brook, in 27th Mar ComdC, May68, pt. IV; 27th Mar AAR for Opn Allen Brook, dtd 18Jul68, in 1st MarDiv Admin Files, hereafter 27th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68; FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 23.


17. This and the following paragraph are derived from: 27th Mar AAR, Allen Brook; 3/27 CAAR, Allen Brook, Jun68; FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 24.


18. An additional source for this paragraph is: LtCol Donald N. Rexroad, Comments on draft, dtd 20Dec94 (Vietnam Comment File).







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