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View of the Vietnam War 1965-1972, vol. 2, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Systems Analysis), 18Feb75, pp. 160-167.


136. CGFMFPac msg to CMC, 10Sep68; CGFMFPac msg to CMC n.d.; CMC to CGFMFPac dtd 2Oct68; CMC to CG FMFPac dtd 23Nov68; all in HQMC Msg File.


137. CMC msg to CGFMFPac, dtd l4Nov68, HQMC Msg File.


138. HQMC, Status of Forces, 2Jan69, p. 14-1. The Marine Corps and the Draft


139. BGen Raymond G. Davis, AC/S G-l, Presentation, tab V.A.I, p. 4, General Officers Symposium Book, 1965.


140. Marsh intvw; LtCol Richard J. Alger, intvw with Capt David A. Dawson,16Jan92.


141. General Officers Symposium Book, 1968, tab I, pp. 5-7; The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Systems Analysis) figure given at this Symposium is 304,500, but MajGen J. M. Platt made it clear that this figure was still under discussion. CMC Reference Notebook 1968, tab II-F, SecNav Summary, 3Jun68, shows 306,408 as the budgeted strength for the Marine Corps. CHAPTER 28 BACKING UP THE TROOPS A Division of Responsibility


1. Col Rex O. Dillow, Comments on draft, dtd 10Nov94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Dillow Comments; Draft of III MAF report on Logistics for General Officers Symposium, Jul68, n.d. IJun68], End, Dillow Comments, hereafter III MAF Report on Logistics.


2. FLC ComdC, Feb68, tab J, End 2, p. 6.


3. Ibid., Jan68, End l, p. 6.


4. Gen Westmoreland msg to Gen Wheeler and Adm Sharp, dtd 9Feb68, End, Joel D. Meyerson, Chief, Operational History Branch, CMH, Comments on draft, dtd 6Dec94 (Vietnam Comment File), hereafter Meyerson Comments.


5. Meyerson Comments.


6. ACS G-4, III MAF to Force Informational Services Officer, Subj:


Northern I Corps Logistics, n.d. [Mar-Apr68], End, Dillow Comments, hereafter Northern I Corps Logistics; III MAF Report on Logistics.


7. LtCol Ralph F. Moody, Maj Thomas Donnelly and Capt Movers S. Shore II, "Backing Up the Troops" in LtCol Ralph F. Moody, et al., "Marines in Vietnam, 1954-68," 8 pts (ms, MCHC, Washington, D.C., 1971), pt VII, p. 22-16, hereafter Moody, Donnelly and Shore, "Backing Up the Troops"; BGen E. E. Anderson to MajGen Keith B. McCutcheon, dtd 19Feb68, Letters No. 56, File A, 1968 Correspondence, Box 20 (McCutcheon Papers, PC464)


8. U.S. Army Support Command Da Nang (Prov), Operational Report for Period ending 30Apr68, dtd 18May68, End, Meyerson Comments, hereafter Army Support Comd, Da Nang, Opn Rpt, dtd 18May68, Meyerson Comments.


9. FMFPac, MarOpsV, Feb68, p. 75.


10. FLC ComdC, Jan68,'tab E, End 2, pp. 6-8.


11. FLC ComdC, Feb68, End l, pp. 5-7.


12. FLC ComdC, Mar68, tab D, End 2, p. 4.


13. FLC ComdC, Apr68, End l, pp. 7-8.


14. Northern I Corps Logistics.


15. Moody, Donnelly and Shore, "Backing Up the Troops," p. 22-15;


III MAF Report on Logistics; Dillow Comments.


16. Moody, Donnelly and Shore, "Backing Up the Troops," p. 22-16;


CG III MAF Itr to ComUSMACV, Subj: Performance of Duty by BGen George H. McBride . .. [USA], n.d. tJul68], End, Dillow Comments;


Meyerson Comments; Army Support Comd, Da Nang, Opn Rpt, dtd 18May68, Meyerson Comments.


17. Abrams msg to Westmoreland, dtd 24Mar68, End, Meyerson Comments. Naval Logistic Support


Additional sources for this section are: Naval Support Activity, Da Nang, Command History 1968, n.d. [1969] (OAB, NHD, Comd File Post lJan46), hereafter NSA, Da Nang, ComdHist 68; Task Force Clearwater, Command History, Feb68-Jul70 (OAB, NHD, Comd File Post lJan46), hereafter TF Clearwater, ComdHist, 68-70; VAdm Edwin B. Hooper, Mobility, Support, Endurance, A Story o/Naval Operational Logistics in the Vietnam War, 1965-1968 (Washington: Naval Historical Division, 1972), hereafter Hooper, Mobility, Support, Endurance, Edward J. Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, An Illustrated History of the U.S. Navy and the War in Southeast Asia (Washington, D.C.:


Naval Historical Center, 1994), hereafter Marolda, By Sea, Air, and Land; Cdr Frank C. Collins, Jr., USN, "Maritime Support of the Campaign in I Corps," Reprinted from Naval Review, 1971, in The Marines in Vietnam, 1954-1973, An Anthology and Annotated Bibliography (Washington, D.C.: Hist & Mus Div, 1974) (reprinted in 1983), pp. 230-53, hereafter Collins, "Maritime Support of the Campaign in I Corps."


18. Telfer, Rogers, and Fleming, U.S. Marines in 1967, pp. 231-32;


Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, p. 251.


19. NSA, Da Nang, ComdHist 68; Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, p. 162.


20. NSA, Da Nang, ComdHist 68; Hooper, Mobility, Support, Endurance, p. 74.


21. NSA, Da Nang, ComdHist 68; Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, p. 251.


22. TF Clearwater, ComdHist, 68-70, pp. 1-2; Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, pp. 186-8.


23. TF Clearwater, ComdHist.


24. Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, p. 240.


25. "Typical Disposition of 100 Wounded," HQMC, Status of Forces, dtd 30Dec68, p. 20-2.


26. Marolda, By Sea, Air, andLand, pp. 244-50. Marine Engineers


27. 3d Engr Bn ComdC, Jan68.


28. 1st Engr Bn ComdC, Jan68.


29. Company A, 1st Engr Bn, CAAR, Opn Hue City, dtd 24Mar68, tab A, and Company B, 1st Engr Bn, CAAR, Opn Hue City, dtd 15Mar68, tab B, 1st Engr Bn, ComdC, Mar68; FMFPac, MarOpsV, Dec68, pp.105-6.


30. 11th Engr Bn ComdCs, Mar-Apr68.







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