TITLE

la Drang HOW THE STAGE WAS SET FOR A DECADE OF DEBACLE

AUTHOR(S)
Galloway, Joseph
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Vietnam;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the story behind the 1965 Ia Drang battle in Vietnam which unveiled the airmobility tactics of the People's Army of Vietnam that the American cavalrymen could not possibly defeat. It notes that the battle begun when Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore was given orders to airlift his 450-man battalion on a search-and-destroy mission. Moreover, the journey of the American soldiers on their way to Ia Drang is discussed, citing the move of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
ACCESSION #
56103425

 

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