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p. 5; III MAF PerIntRep No. 47-68, p. 4 (III MAF PerIntReps); 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 961, in 1st MarDiv Daily SitReps, Nov68; 1/26 ComdC, Nov68, pp. 7, 13; 1/26 SpotRep, 17Nov68 (File No. l, 1/26 Journal and File, 17Nov68).


40. III MAF PerIntRep No. 47-68, p. 4 (III MAF PerIntReps); 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 965, in 1st MarDiv Daily SitReps, Nov68.


41. 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 119 for Opn Henderson Hill (1st MarDiv SitReps of Operations, Nov68); 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 136, Opn Henderson Hill, in 1st MarDiv SitReps for Operations, Nov68; 5th Mar ComdC, Nov68, p. 2-1; 5th Mar SpotRep, 22Nov68 (File No. 4, 5th Mar Journal and File, 22Nov68), in 5th Mar ComdC, Nov68, pf. IV; 5th Mar SpecSitRep No. 119 for Opn Henderson Hill, 5th Mar ComdC, Nov68, pt. IV.


42. III MAF PerIntRep No. 48-68, pp. 4-5 (III MAF PerIntReps). Operation Meade River


43. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, pp. 3, 28; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Dec68 and Summary, p. 55; III MAF ComdC, Dec68, p. 21; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Oct68, p. 21; 1st Mar ComdC, Nov68, p. II-F-1.


44. 1st Mar AAR, Opn Meade River, dtd 10Jan69, End Col Robert G. Lauffer, Comments on draft, dtd 29Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


45. Col Robert G. Lauffer, Comments on draft, dtd 29Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Lauffer Comments; 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


46. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, pp. 6-7; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Nov68, pp. 18-19; 1st Mar ComdC, Nov68, pp. II-C-5, II-E-1, III-A-4; 1st Mar AAR, Opn Meade River; 1/1 ComdC, Nov68, p. 1-III-4; 2/5 AAR, Opn Meade River (2/5 ComdC, Dec68, pt. IV), p. 3; 3/5 ComdC, Nov68, p. 7; 2/7 AAR, Opn Meade River (2/7 ComdC, Nov68, pt. IV), p. 4, hereafter 2/7 AAR, Meade River; 2/26 ComdC, Nov68, p. 5; 2/26 AAR, Opn Meade River (2/26 ComdC, Dec68, pt. IV), p. 4; Lauffer Comments.


47. 1st Mar ComdC, Nov68, p. II-C-1; 2/26 ComdC, Nov68, pp. 7,


13.


48. 1/1 ComdC, Nov68, p. 1-11-7; 1/1 SpotReps, dtd 20Nov68 (File Nos. 19, 27, 1/1 Journal and File, 20Nov68, in 1/1 ComdC, Nov68, pt. IV).


49. 2/7 AAR, Meade River, p. 6.


50. III MAF ComdC, Nov68, p. 9; 2/26 ComdC, Dec68, pp. 9-10. 51.2/7 AAR, Meade River, p. 7.


52. LtCol Ronald R. Welpott, Comments on draft, dtd 19Mar95 (Vietnam Comment File).


53. 2/7 AAR, Meade River, p. 7; 2/5 AAR, Opn Meade River, in 2/5 ComdC, Dec68, p. 9.


54. 2/7 AAR, Meade River, pp. 7-8; 3/26 ComdC, Dec68, p. 5.


55.2/7 AAR, Meade River, pp. 8-9; Col Neil A. Nelson, Comments on draft, n.d. [Dec 1994] (Vietnam Comment File).


56. 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


57. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, pp. 8-9; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Nov68, p. 23; 1st Mar ComdC, Nov68, p. II-C-2; 2/26 ComdC, Dec68, p. 6;


LtCol James F. Foster, Comments on draft, n.d. [Dec941 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Foster Comments.


58. 2/7 AAR, Meade River, pp. 9-10.



59. 1st Mar AAR, Meade River and LtCol John W. P. Robertson, "Operation Meade River," Taped Comments, n.d. [Dec68-Jan69], End Col John W. P. Robertson, Comments on draft, dtd 10Dec94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Robertson Taped Comments.


60. 2/7 AAR, Meade River, p. 5; 3/26 ComdC, Nov68, p. 15.


61. 1st Mar ComdC, Dec68, p. II-C-1.


62. 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


63. Ibid.; 1st Mar ComdC, Nov68, p. II-C-3; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, p. 8; Stemple Comments.


64. 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


65. Ibid.


66. Ibid.; Robertson Taped Comments; Stemple Comments.


67. 1st Mar AAR Meade River; Robertson Taped Comments; III MAF ComdC, Dec68, p. 9; III MAF PerIntRep No. 49-68, in III MAF PerIntReps; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Dec68, p. 29; 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 62, Opn Meade River, in 1st MarDiv Operations SitReps, Dec68; 1st Mar ComdC, Dec68, p. II-C-2; 1st Mar SitRep Nos. 62, 63, Opn Meade River, in 1st Mar ComdC, Dec68, pt. IV; 26th Mar SpotRep, 5Dec68 (File No. 24, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 5Dec68). Most of the reports give differing enemy casualty figures, the lowest in Robertson Taped Comments and the largest in the 1st Mar AAR Meade River.


68. 1st Mar AAR Meade River.


69. Mr. Ronald J. Drez intvw, 29Mar89, Tape 6512 (Oral HistColl, MCHC), hereafter Drez intvw; Stemple Comments.


70. Drez intvw.


71. Foster Commenrs.


72. 1st Mar AAR, Meade River.


73. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, p. 10; 1st MarDiv ComdC, Dec68, p. 29; 1st Mar SpotReps, 7Dec68 (File Nos. 34, 55, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 7Dec68); 3/26 ComdC, Dec68, p. 6; Foster Comments.


74. Drez intvw.


75. 1st Mar SpotRep, 8Dec68 (File No. 47, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 8 Dec68); Drez intvw.


76. Capt George B. Meegan, Comments on draft, dtd 2Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Meegan Comments.


77. 1st MarDiv SitRep No. 75, Opn Meade River, in 1st MarDiv Operation SitReps, Dec68; Drez intvw.


78. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, pp. 10-11; III MAF ComdC, Dec68, p. 9; 1st Mar ComdC, Dec68, p. U-C-A; 1st Mar SpotRep, 8Dec68 (File Nos. 11, 12, 13, 1st MarDiv Journal and File, 9Dec68); 1st MarDiv SitRep Nos. 74, 76, Opn Meade River, in 1st MarDiv Operation SitReps, Dec68; 3/26 ComdC, Dec68, pp. 17-18.


79. 3/26 ComdC, Dec68, p. 6.


80. Medal of Honor Citation, SSgt Karl Gorman Taylor, Sr., 1971.


81. Robertson Taped Comments and Col JWP Robertson, Recommendation for Army Capt Luigi Lombardi, n.d. Apr93, End Col John W. P. Robertson, Comments on draft, dtd 10Dec94 (Vietnam Comment File).


82. Robertson Taped Comments; Drez intvw.


83. Foster Comments.


84. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Nov68, pp. 10-11; III MAF PerIntRep No.







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