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Div msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 11Oct68; CGXXIV Corps telcon to IIIMAF,dtd 12Oct68.


33. 1st AmTrac Bn ComdC, Oct68.


34. CG3d MarDiv msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 15Oct68, in III MAF Message File.


35. CG3dMarDiv msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 16Oct68, IIIMAF Message File.


36. 1st AmTrac Bn ComdC, Oct68.


37. CG3dMarDiv msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 23Oct68, in 3d MarDiv ComdC, Oct68.


38. CG3dMarDiv msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 25Oct68, in 3d MarDiv ComdC, Oct68.


39. MajGen Townsend msg to LtGen Cushman, dtd 21Nov68, in III MAF Message File.


40. CG3dMarDiv msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 29Dec68, in III MAF Message File. Defeat of the 320th Division


Additional sources for this section are drawn from: 1/3 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68, 2/3 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 3/3 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 1/4 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 2/4 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 3/4 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 1/9 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 2/9 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 3/9 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 1/12 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68, 2/12 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 3/12 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68; 4/12 ComdCs, Aug-Oct68;


MajGen R. C. Davis and IstLt H. W. Brazier, "Defeat of the 320th," Marine Corps Gazette, Mar69, pp. 22-30; and 3d MarDiv AAR, Lancaster II, dtd 9Sep69.


41. Maj Gary E. Todd, Comments on draft, dtd 19Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Todd Comments.


42. Col Robert H. Barrow inrvw, 12Dec68, Tape 3772 (Oral HistColl, MCHC), hereafter Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


43. Todd Comments.


44. Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


45. 3d Recon Bn ComdC, Aug68.


46. Davis intvw, lJan69.


47. III MAF G-2, Periodic Intelligence Report 33-68, dtd 18Aug68, p.B-1.


48. 9th Mar AAR, Operation Lancaster II Jupiter, drd 12Nov68, in 9th Mar ComdC, Aug68.


49. Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


50. 3d Recon Bn ComdCs, Aug-Sep68.


51. Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


52. 9th Mar AAR, Operation Lancaster Trousdale/Trousdale North, dtd 26Oct68, in 9th Mar ComdC, Oct68.


53. Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


54. Ibid.


55. Ibid.


56. MajGen R. C. Davis and IstLt H. W. Brazier, "Defeat of the 320th," Marine Corps Gazette, Mar69, p. 28.


57. Barrow intvw, 12Dec68.


58. Ibid.


59. Ibid.


60. Ibid.


61. Ibid.


62. Ibid.


63. Ibid.


64. HQ, 4th Mar, Anx B (Intelligence) to OpO 8-68, dtd lSep68, in 4th Mar ComdC, Sep68.


65. Barrow inrvw, 12Dec68. Coastal Quang Tri and Thua Thien: A Shift


Additional sources for this section are: HQ, XXIV Corps, Operational Report-Lessons Learned, Period Ending 31 October 1968, dtd 10Feb69; HQ, 1st CavDiv(AM), Operational Report-Lessons Learned, Period Ending 31 October 1968, dtd 7Mar69; and HQ, lOlstAbnDiv, Operational Report-Lessons Learned, Period Ending 31 October 1968, dtd HMar69.


66. Gen Abrams msg to Gen Cushman, dtd 280cr68, in III MAF Message File.


67. HQ, 1st CavDiv(AM), Operarional Reporr-Lessons Learned, Period Ending 31 January 1969, dtd 6Jun69.


68. CGIIIMAF msg to CGXXIV Corps, dtd 4Oct68, m III MAF Message File.


69. Col Thomas H. Galbraith, Comments on draft, n.d. [Dec94] (Vietnam Comment File). CHAPTER 21 COUNTEROFFENSIVE OPERATIONS IN SOUTHERN ICTZ


Unless otherwise noted, the material in this chapter is derived from: FMFPac, MarOpsV, Sep-Dec68; III MAF ComdCs, Sep-Dec68;


1st MarDiv ComdCs, Sep-Dec68; Isr MarDiv Journal and File, Sep-Dec68. The Situation in September


l. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Sep68, pp. 3^, 61; 1st Mar ComdC, Sep68, p. II-B-2, III-B-1; 5th Mar ComdC, Sep68, p. 3-3; 3/26 ComdC, Sep68,p. 5.


2. Major Gary L. Telfer, Lieutenant Colonel Lane Rogers, and V. Keith Fleming, Jr., U.S. Marines in Vietnam, 1967 (Washington, D.C.:


Hist&MusDiv, HQMC, 1984), p. 139; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Oct68, p. 66; Jack Shulimson, U.S. Marines in Vietnam, 1966 (Washington, DC:


Hist&MusDiv, HQMC, 1982), p. 2.70; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Sep68, pp. 14-15; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Sep68, p. 17; 1st MarDiv FragO 349-68 (File No. 18, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 3Sep68); 1st MarDiv COC msg to III MAF COC, dtd 5Sep68 (File No. 41, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 5Sep68); 1st Mar ComdC, Sep68, p. II-G-1; 2/27 ComdC, Sep-Dec68, p. 3.


3. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Sep68, p. 48; CGlstMarDiv msg to CGIIIMAF, dtd 15Sep68 (File No. 33, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 15Sep68); 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 891, in 1st MarDiv SirReps, Sep68; 1st Mar ComdC, Sep68, p. II-B-1, II-C-4, III-C-1; 1/1 ComdC, Sep68, pt. III.


4. 3/7 ComdC, Sep68; 7th Mar S-3 Jnl entries for l4Sep68 and 7th Mar







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