Source Links

 

Source Links - 5th Maintenance Bn (DS) Vets On the Internet

bullet5th Maintenance Bn (DS) Web Site
bullet5th Maintenance Bn (DS) Yahoo! Group - Email Discussion List
bullet5th Maintenance Bn (DS) Message Board
bullet5th Ordnance/Maintenance Battalion @ Military.com

Source Links - Other Vietnam Units On the Internet

bullet1st Battalion 50th Infantry Association Website (Documents only - their Map Section is listed below)
bulletUnit Records, Our Association Document Archives
bullet1 Oct 68 to 31 Dec 68 1/50 Battalion History (1,190 kB)
bullet1/50th Battles of the Vietnam War - see After Action Reports Section
bullet30 Oct., 1968 Attack on Camp Radcliff, An Khe (145 kB)
bulletNote: The Bn History report listed above has the After Action Report noted below it as an Annex. This report is about how the 560th LEM of the 5th Maint Bn was attacked on 30 Oct 68.

Source Links - Official Sources

bulletUnited States Army Combined Armed Center (CAC) - Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
bulletCommand & General Staff College (CGSC)
bulletCombined Arms Research Library (CARL)
bulletDocument Repository - good link to find many references in pdf format
bulletFM 29-20: Maintenance Management in Theaters of Operation July 1968 - 132 pages
bulletFM 29-22: Maintenance Battalion And Company Operations (Nondivisional) July 1968 - 177 pages
bulletMACV Handbook for US Forces in Vietnam April 1967 - 94 pages
bulletU.S. Army Center of Military History
bulletVietnam Studies - Logistic Support by Lieutenant General Joseph M. Heiser, Jr.
bulletChapter VI: Service Support in Vietnam: Transportation and Maintenance - Start at the bottom of page 177 for the explanation of how the various units were organized of which 5th Maintenance Battalion was a part.

Source Links - Other Personal Web Sites with Area Pictures

bulletCamp Addison - Cha Rang Valley: Personal web sites with pictures
bulletRich M 512th TC Site - Camp Addison So. Vietnam 1968-1969

Source Links - Maps On the Internet - In the Map Room

 

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