Prepared by Ralph Grambo
Although there is a lot of published source material about the political
aspects of the Vietnam War, it is difficult to locate material that
specifically relates to the transportation units deployed there. These
published sources were used in the construction of the pages in the ATAV
General Reference Sources
- U.S. Army Transportation Corps in the Republic of Vietnam, January
1969, U.S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis Virginia.
This was given to me in the Orientation Course before I
was sent to Vietnam.
- U.S. Army Marine and Terminal Service Equipment55-178, June 1966,
U.S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis Virginia. A
good catalog with specifications, costs, and photos of the equipment in service
during the war.
- Harbor Craft and Inland Waterways, U.S. Army Transportation School,
September 1966. Similar to 55-178 above but includes
some information on crews and TOE.
- Vietnam Studies-Logistical SupportJoseph Heiser, Department of the
Army, 1974. Official summary and critique of the topic
of logisitics in Vietnam. Includes detailed information on transportation and
includes tables and statistics and maps.
- The U.S. Army in Vietnam,by Leroy Thompson, David and Charles
Military Book,1990. Some information on TC especially
the helicopter maintenance and the 34th group
- Vietnam Order of Battle, Shelby Stanton, US News Books, 1981.
The best overall reference book for looking up units and
- Gun Trucks by Timothy Kutta, Squadron Signal Publications, 1996.
An exceptional photographic collection with first hand
accounts of the trials and tribulations of the 8th Group and the development of
the Gun Truck.
- Rung Sat Zone"Controlling the Rung Sat
Special Zone",Vietnam, October 1996. Includes
map of Rung Sat Zone and Long Tau Ship Channel
- Truck Convoy AmbushMystery Ambush Near Xuan
Loc, Vietnam, December 1996, 48th group action.
- Riverine Operations 1966-1969 by MG William B. Fulton, Department
of the Army, 1973. The official history of Army Riverine
Operations in Vietnam with many maps and pictures