This Site is a Tribute to

The United States Marines, Navy Corpsmen
and Popular Forces in Combined Action Platoons 1-3-9 & 1-3-2

Bibliography

Books

Cosmas, Graham A. and Murray, Terrence P. U. S. MARINES IN VIETNAM; Vietnamization and Redeployment, 1970-70

Holm, Robert. In Another Time and Place: My 31 Months in Vietnam

Millett, Allan R. Semper Fidelis; The History of the United States Marine Corps

Smith, Charles R. U. S. MARINES IN VIETNAM; High Mobility and Standdown 1969

Page, Tim and Pimlott, John. NAM; The Vietnam Experience, 1965-75

Peterson, Michael E. The Combined Action Platoons; The Marines' Other War in Vietnam

Taylor, David W. Our War: The History and Sacrifices of an Infantry Battalion in the Vietnam War, 1968-1971

Tucker, Spencer, C. The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War; A Political, Social & Military History

West, Bing. The Village

Magazines

Bisher, Dan. “Remembering Operation Texas.” The Leatherneck Magazine. March 2019; pages 30-35.

Keene, R. R. "Sudden Death Echo." The Leatherneck Magazine. February 2005; pages 34-38.

No author listed., “CAPs In Action.” THE CAP VETERAN, September 1995; page 8.

Newspapers

Glab, Theresa A., “Collingswood High honors alumni vets.” Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, NJ

No author listed., “VILLAGE ATTACKED BY FOE IN VIETNAM; 260 Houses Are Destroyed – Enemy Losses Put at 113.” The New York Times, New York, NY (September 14, 1969)

No author listed., "Abrams Calls on Thieu." The Washington Post, Washington, DC (September 15, 1969)

Yody, Tim., “Operation: Sweet Appreciation Sparks Unexpected Reunion.” Our Hometown Voice, Cleveland, OH (February 2011)

Command Chronologies

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, December 1968

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, August 1969

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, September 1969

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, October 1969

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, November 1969

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, August 1970

1st Combined Action Group Command Chronology, September 1970

People

But, Nguyen, Popular Forces interpreter for CAP 1-3-9. 1969-70.

Childs, Reggie, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70. 1969-70 and 2000 - 2011.

Danowitz, Edward, Marine colonel and Assistant Chief of Staff, Combined Action Program in Vietnam, Memo, 24 Nov. 1968.

Danowitz, Edward, Marine colonel and former Assistant Chief of Staff, Combined Action Program in Vietnam, 2000 – 2010.

Holm, Robert, Marine sergeant who started CAP 1-3-9.

Holmes, Gary, Marine, CAP 1-3-9. 1969-70 and 2000 - 2001.

Kaupas, Paul, Marine, CAP 1-3-9. 2000.

Kligge, Fred, Army Vietnam veteran who interpreted the NVA “diary”, 2009

Kligge, Mia, Fred’s Vietnamese wife who interpreted the NVA “diary”, 2009

Leiker, Phil, Marine corporal in charge of CAP 1-3-9 after Sgt. Holm. CAP 1-3-9. 2000.

Lummis, David, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70.

MacKnight, James, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70.

Meyer, Jerry, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70.

Middleton, Rick, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1970 and 2009.

Murphy, Michael, Marine sergeant in charge of CAP 1-3-9 after Sgt. Leiker, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70.

Parker, Sam (Jim), Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70 and 2004.

Reilly, Bob, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1969-70 and 2004 - present.

Viloria, Moses, Marine, CAP 1-3-9, 1970 and 2004.

Internet

About Air America (Online). http://www.air-america.org/About/About.shtml Hodierne, Bob, Spec. (September 16, 1969). Enemy Toll Heavy After Hamlet Attacks.

COMBINED ACTION PROGRAM -USMC VIETNAM - 1965-1971 (Online). http://www.cap-assoc.org

HISTORYNET. https://www.historynet.com/spooky-gunship-operations-in-the-vietnam-war.htm. ‘Spooky” Gunship Operations in the Vietnam War.

Marine Corps Combat Awards and Criteria (Online). http://www.marines.mil/usmc/Pages/AwardTotals.aspx.

Military Times (Online). http://militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=40855

Pacific Stars and Stripes (Online). http://25thaviation.org.id302.htm

Records of War (Online). http://www.recordsofwar.com/vietnam/usmc/USMC_Rvn.htm

Tall Comanche (Online). www.tallcomanche.org/Hutton%20Book/GYP-55.pdfan,Dong

"The President's Own" United States Marine Band (Online). http://www.marineband.usmc.mil/audio_resources/patriotic_favorites/index.htm

The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University (Online). http://www.recordsofwar.com/vietnam/usmc/USMC_Rvn.htm

US Marines Combined Action Platoons (CAC/CAP) (Online). http://capmarine.com