November Marked 50th Anniversary of Ia Drang

December 2015
Rotor & Wing;Dec2015, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p1
The article offers information on the U.S. Veterans Day November 11, 2015 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Ia Drang, the first Vietnam War fight between U.S. and Vietnamese forces. Topics discussed include placing of wreaths at Washington D.C., memorials for veterans of World War II and Korean and Vietnam wars, the war to secure helicopter's role in the U.S. military operation, and transportation of elements of the first Air Cavalry Division by Bell Helicopter UH-1s in Vietnam.


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