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Notes

1st Tk Bn KIAs   10  
HQ 1 HQ Mar-Sep 1966       Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV  1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  2 HQ Oct 1966-Mar 1970 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
"A" Co.   Dec 1965 Attached to 3rd Tk Bn in D/S 1st Mar. Landed at
Hue boat ramp and travels to Phu Bai.  W/ 2/1 Plt. ?
   
    29 Mar 1966 Reverted to 1st Tk Bn in D/S 1st Mar.  At
Chu Lai (BT 533080)
  From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  1 Jan 1966-Mar 1967 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV    1 From CC 1st & 3rd Tks
  2 & 5 Apr-May1967 & Oct 67-Feb 68 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  3 Jun 1967 Tam Ky (West) 6640 II    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  4 Jul-Sep 1967 Hoi An 6640 I    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  6 Mar-Aug 1968 Hue Sheet 6541 IV    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  7 Sep 1968-Mar 1970 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
           
1st Plt.   Mar 66 Plt CP @ (BT 529071) D/S 1/4   From CC. 1st Tk Bn
    Apr 66      
           
2nd Plt. Mar 66 @ Co. CP (BT 533080) D/S 1/4 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
    Apr 66      
           
3rd Plt.   Mar 66 @ Hill 69 (BT 473073) D/S 2/4   From CC. 1st Tk Bn
           
"B" Co.   Aug 1965-28 Mar 1966 Attached to 3rd Tk Bn in D/S 7th Mar.    
    29 Mar 1966 Reverted to 1st Tk Bn in D/S 7th Mar.    
  1 Mar 1965-Sep 1966 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV    1 From CC 1st & 3rd Tks
  2 Oct 1966-Mar 1967 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  3 Apr 1967-Feb 1970 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
           
1st Plt.   Aug 65  in Country w/ 1/7      
           
2nd Plt. 1 Jul-Nov 1965 w/27 Qui Nhon Sheet 6836 IV  and Thach Khe 6836 III (New 2015) 1 From CC BLT 2/7 and Mark Suthers
  2 Nov 1965- Tam Ky East Sheet 6740 III, Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV  and Bin Son Sheet 6739 I  (New 2015) 2 From CC BLT 2/7 and Mark Suthers
           
3rd Plt.   Aug-Dec 1965 Aug 65  Opp Starlight.
Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV  (New 2010)
1 LtCol. Ray Stewart USMC (Ret)
(3rd Plt. Ldr.)
           
"C" Co.   Mar 1966 Attached to 5th Mar.    
  1 May-Sep 1966 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV    1 From CC 1st & 3rd Tks
  2 Oct 1966-Jan 1967 Khu Pho Nam Tho Sheet 6641 II   1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  3 Feb 1967-May 1968 Ho An Sheet 6640 I    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  4 Jun-Sep 1968 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  5 Oct 1968-Feb 1970 Ho An Sheet 6640 I    1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  6 Mar-Sep 1970 OpCon/AdCon to 1/5 (Last Tk Co to leave VN) (New 2010) 1 From CC. 1/5
1st Plt.   Apr 66 OpCon/AdCon Co. "A" 1st Tks.    
           
2nd Plt.          
           
3rd Plt.          
           
AAR's         From CC. 1st Tk Bn
  1 AAR Feb 6, 1968 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV   1 From CC. 1st Tk Bn
           
1st AT Bn KIAs      
HQ 1 Apr-Oct 1966 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV (New 2010) 1 From CC 1st AT Bn
    Oct 1966 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III  (Co Located w/3rd At Bn. @ AT 987-711   From CC 1st AT Bn
  2 Nov 1966- Mar 1967 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III (New 2010) 1 From CC 1st AT Bn
  3 Mar-Oct 1967 Da Nang 6641 III & Dia Loc 6641 IV Composit (New 2010) 2 From CC 1st AT Bn
    Oct-Dec 1967      
A Co. 1 Apr-Jun 1966 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
  2 Oct 1966-Jan 1967 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 2 From CC 1st Tk Bn
  3 Dec 1967 Ba Long Sheet 6442 III   1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
  4 Jan-Aug 1968 Hue Sheet 6541 IV    (New 2010) 1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
  5 Sep 1968-Mar 1970 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
           
1st Plt          
2nd Plt          
3rd Plt          
B Co. 1 Oct-Dec 1966 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III  (New 2010) 1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
           
C Co. 1 Aug 65-Apr 67 Chu Lai (BT 560-048) (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
    Aug 65 1st & 3rd Plt's. Starlight (OPCON 3rd AT Bn)    
  2 Jan-Feb 1966 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
  3 May-Jun 1966 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
  4 Jun 1966 Apr 1967 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
  5 Mar 1966-Apr 1967 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
           
1st          
2nd 1 Jun-Sep 1966 Co. and Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
3rd 1 Jul-Sep 1966 Plt. locations. (New 2010) 1 From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
           
           
    Apr 67 Moved from Chu Lai to Da Nang   From CC C Co 1st AT Bn
5th Tk Bn KIA's   4 From CC 1st  & 3rd Tk Bn
A Co. 1 Oct 1969-Mar 1970 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
           
B Co. 1 Mar-May 1968 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
  2 Jun-Aug 1968 Ho An Sheet 6640 I   1 From CC 1st Tk Bn
           

Operations, Operational Areas and Named places

3 Bad Places 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV   Added Nov 2015
The 4 Gates to Hell Church 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  Story Link  
Camp Carroll 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  
Camp Evans 1 Hai Lang Sheet 6442 II  
Con Thien 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I Story Link  
Chu Lai 1 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV  
Dodge City 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV    Updated Nov 2015
Geo Lin 1 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV  
Goi Noi Island 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV  Story Link  
Hai Van Pass 1 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III  
Hill 37, 55 & Liberty Bridge 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV  
Khe Sanh 1 Huong Hoa Sheet 6342 III  
Leatherneck Square 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I and Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV    Composite of six scans from 2 map sheets.
Mud Flats 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV    Updated Nov 2015
Ocean View 1 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV    Story Link  Story Link  
Operation Allen Brook 19 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV  May 4 - Aug 23, 1968 Still working on 19 Maps just for May 1968
Operation Buffalo 8 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I and Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV 
Story Link    Story Link    Story Link  Story Link Story Link
See page for sources.
Operation Hickory     Researching
Operation Kingfisher     Researching
Operation Starlight 1 Binh Son Sheet 6739 I
Story Link  Story Link

From CC and AOR 3rd Tk Bn

Operation Liberty 1 Story with sketch map By Kennith Whitehead
Phu Loc 6 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV  
Rock Pile & Razor Back 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  
Tanks in Hue 1 Hue Sheet 6541 IV    Story Link

From CC, 1st and 3rd Tk Bn

The Arizona 1 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV    
The Wash Out 1 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  Story Link  
Vandergrift CB 1 Thon Doc Kinh Sheet 6342 II  Story Link  
FSB-LZ Hawk 1 Thon Doc Kinh Sheet 6342 II  
Lam Son 250 1 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV  Story Link Personal Accounts Virgil Melton, AAR, 3rd Tks CC.

 

Unit Map # Map Link Master Map Sheet # Maps

Notes

3rd Tk Bn KIA's Story Link
Story Link
Story Link
12  
HQ 1 Jun 1965-Mar 1967 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  2 Mar 1967-May 1968 Hue Sheet 6541 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  3 Jun 1968-Sep 1969 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
           
H&S Fwd 1 Dec 1966-Sep 1969 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
             
A Co. 1 Mar 1965-Sep 1966 Landed W/BLT 1/3 Mar 65 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III
(Updated 2014)  
1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  2 Oct-Nov 1966 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  3 Dec 1966-Mar 1967 Hai Lang Sheet 6442 II   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  4 Apr 1967-Aug 1969 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
    Operation Hickory Researching    
           
1st Plt   Mar 65  2nd Tk Plt to land in VN      
  1 Apr 1967-Aug 1968 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I and Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn and
James Coan 1st Plt. Ldr. "A" Co.
           
3rd Plt.   Aug 65  Opp Starlight.      
  1 Aug-Sep 1967 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV (Gio Linh)   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
            
B Co. 1 Jan 24, 1968 Ambush, Capt. Kent KIA
Story Link
Story Link
    
Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  (Updated 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn,
AAR "C"/1st Bn., 44th AAA
Harry Christenson & Lyn Young,  2/4 Web Page. Article from Air Defense Artillery Magazine.
  1 Mar 1965-May 1966 Khu Pho Nam Tho Sheet 6641 II   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  2 Jun- 1966-Mar 1967 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  3 Mar-Apr 1967  Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV   (4 Maps on page.) 1 Map a composite of  5 scans CC's & AAR's of 1st & 3rd Tks. & 2/5
  4 Apr 1967-Nov 1968 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  Camp Carroll 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  5 Dec 1968-Nov 1969 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
            
1st Plt. 1 Mar-Apr 1967 Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV   1 From CC, 1st and 3rd Tk Bn
    Operation Hickory Researching    
  2 Jun-Dec 1967
Story Link
Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  3 Dec 67-May 68 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I  Camp Carroll   (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  4 May-Jul 1968  Huong Hoa Sheet 6342 III (Khe Sanh)   (revised Dec 2010) 1  
  1 May 19, 1968  Awards and story links,  Cerda, Himes, Kellogg, Oswood Huong Hoa Sheet 6342 III(Khe Sanh)   (revised Apr 2015) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn & Plt. Ldr. LtCol. Harris Himes USMC (Ret.) CC 2/1
            
2nd Plt. 1 B-21, 22, 25 and F-23 W/ 3/26 Sept 7-10, 1967  Story Link  Composite of Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I and Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV (New 2010) 1 3/26 CC, 3rd Tk Bn CC, 3rd AT CC
            
3rd Plt. 1 Mar 1965  1st Tk Plt to land in VN. W/BLT 3/9 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   (Updated 2014) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
    Jul 1967-May 1968 Huong Hoa Sheet 6342 III (Khe Sanh)   (revised Nov 2012) 3 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
               
C Co. 1 Mar 1965-Feb 1966 Ly Tin Sheet 6739 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  2 Mar-Jul 1966 Hue Sheet 6541 IV   (New 2010)   From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  3 Jul-Aug1966 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  4 Sep1966-Feb 1967 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  5 Mar-Jun 1967 Hue Sheet 6541 IV   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  6 Jul 1967-Jan 1968 Hai Lang Sheet 6442 II   1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  7 Jan-May 1968 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV & Ba Long Sheet 6442 III (Composit)   (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  8 Jun-Aug 1968 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  9 Sep-Oct 1968 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
  10 Nov 1968-Jul 1969 Quang Tri Sheet 6442 IV   (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
    Operation Hickory Researching    
           
1st Plt.          
           
2nd Plt.   Aug 65  Opp Starlight.      
  1 C-21 on 24 April 1968 Thon Doc Kinh 6342 II  (New 2010) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn., CC, 2/3 and Gary Hall
           
3rd Plt. 1 FSB-LZ Hawk
Landed VN Apr 65 W/BLT 3/4
Thon Doc Kinh Sheet 6342 II (New 2010\3) 1 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn., CC, 2/3 May 68
           
3rd AT Bn KIAs      
HQ 1 Jul 1965-Mar 1967 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III   (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  2 Apr-Dec 1967 Hue Sheet 6541 IV (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
A Co. 1 Landed VN Apt 65 W/RLT/3
Jul 1965-Sep 1966
   Revised
DS- 9 Mar Da Nang Sheet 6641 III Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV Composit
(Updated 2014)
1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  2 Apr-May 1967 Cam Lo Sheet 6342 I (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  3 Dec 1967-Jul 1968 Huong Hoa Sheet 6342 III (Khe Sanh)  (revised Nov 2012) 3 From CC, 3rd Tk Bn
           
1st Plt   Jul-Aug 1965 DS-1/3 (Da Nang)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  1 Sep-Dec 1965 DS-1/1 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III (AT 954-719) (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  2 Section of 2 Ontos W/ 3/26 Sept 7-10, 67 (New 2010) 1 3/26 CC, 3rd AT CC
2nd Plt   Jul-Dec 1965 DS-2/3 (Da Nang)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
           
3rd Plt 1 Landed VN W/BLT 3/3 May 65 Sep 1965-Apr 1966 Hue Sheet 6541 IV (Updated 2014) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
           
B Co. 1 Oct 65-Mar 66 Attached to 4th Mar 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
1st Plt 1 Sep-Oct 1965 Khu Pho Nam Tho Sheet 6641 II 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
           
2nd Plt   Jul-Aug 1965 DS-2/4 (Chu Lai)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
    Sep 1965 DS-3/3 (Chu Lai)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
  1 Nov 1965-Mar 1966 Khu Pho Nam Tho Sheet 6641 II 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
3rd Plt 1 Landed VN Apr 65 W/BLT 3/4 Jul1965 DS-3/4 (Hue, Phu Bai)
 (Updated 2014)
1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
           
C Co. (Rien) 1 Sep 65-Jun 66 DS- 9 Mar Da Nang Sheet 6641 III Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV Composit (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
1st Plt   Jul-Dec 1965 DS-1/9 (Da Nang)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
2nd Plt 1 Jul-Dec 1965 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III  (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
3rd Plt. 1 Sep 1965-Apr 1966 Da Nang Sheet 6641 III Dai Loc Sheet 6640 IV Composit (New 2010) 1 Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
C Co. (-)   Aug-Dec 1965 Attached to 7th Mar   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
1st Plt   Aug-Dec 1965 DS-1/7 (Chu Lai)   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
2nd Plt   Jul-Dec 1965 Attached to 2/7   Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
3rd Plt   1st Plt to land in VN Mar 65 W/BLT 3/9 Aug-Dec 1965 DS-3/7 (Chu Lai)
(Updated 2014)
  Fron CC, 3rd AT Bn
           
           
5thAT Bn KIAs Quang Tri 6442 IV 2  
A Co.         From CC, 3rd Tk Bn