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Battle of Ia Drang 1965 CBS News Special Report with Morley Safer

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Joel Sugdinis, arrived at X-Ray. But you have to, you absolutely have to do it within the constraints of Wikipedia policy. The central highlands had few roads and challenging terrain, making air mobility the only viable mode of transportation. He was wounded in the neck and jaw in his lone charge but killed all the combatants at the machine gun. Herrick radioed in that his 2nd Platoon were taking fire from their right flank, and that he was pursuing a squad of communist forces in that direction.

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LTC Hal Moore and the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley (14

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Benning housing complex, grieving with the wives and comforting the children, and attended the funerals of all the men killed under her husband's command who were buried at Ft. I hope finds it self-explanatory and close this futile RfC. Moore would want all of the weapons to show what he had captured. Please comment about whether South Vietnam should be included in the infobox as a belligerent. That pursuit set the stage for the Battle of Ia Drang. Neither of these mention fixing the enemy in place for the B-52s. In fact, there were three North Vietnamese Army regiments within an easy walk of that clearing, or the equivalent of a division of very good light infantry soldiers.

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Battle of Ia Drang in the Vietnam War

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An intense firefight quickly erupted in the clearing; during the first three or four minutes his platoon inflicted heavy losses on the North Vietnamese who streamed out of the trees, while his men did not take any casualties. A couple hours into the op, I was told to move my Iraqi Army platoon two blocks up the road, about 150 to 200 meters. Savage's leadership, and with the extraordinary care of the 2nd Platoon's medic Charlie Lose, the platoon held the knoll for the duration of the battle at X-Ray. The battles of Ia Drang in November 1965, although costly to him in raw numbers of men, reinforced his confidence. Once the relief force was destroyed, the two regiments were to join and take the camp. The only civilian decorated for valor by the U.

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LTC Hal Moore and the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley (14

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Each statement is backed up by its own source. Tal Afar was a strategic insurgent-held city along the highway by which weapons and drugs entered Iraq from Syria. Besides showing the principal routes of the approach used by the 33rd and 32nd Regiments, it pinpointed many important unit locations and other valuable data. It's important because it provides completeness to the Ia Drang battle. Casualties were loaded onto the assault Hueys lifting the battalion's forces to X-Ray , whose pilots carried load after load of wounded from the battlefield. And it should be understood that further deployments perhaps exceeding 200,000 may be needed in 1967. Herrick replied that there was a large enemy force between his men and 1st Platoon.

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Ia Drang

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First, it was not supported directly by the sources he cited, as I've just said. I just require some here, on this talk page in order to verify the info. Galloway, We Were Soldiers Once…and Young Warriors, The Rand Corporation published Command and Control—A Theory Derived From The Practice of Command and Control in 1999. With all due respect I have to state that I might have more knowledge than you on the subject for spending 18 years plus on the subject. Moore's job was search and destroy. Was it to find and destroy the enemy? History's first large scale deployment of light infantry forces by helicopter occurred here, and this battle is where the first use of B-52 strategic bombers in a tactical support role was made.

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Talk:Battle of Ia Drang/Archive 2

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Nadal A Company and Herren B Company requested permission to withdraw back to X-Ray to which Moore agreed. On the flight across the Pacific, McNamara wrote a top-secret memo to President Johnson dated November 30. Third and moreover, even if his point somehow worked, the use of a Wikipedia article as a reference for another like what he has done would still be prohibited by regulation. Btw you should discuss first and get consensus prior to remove, not the other way around. With Delta Company's weapons teams on the ground, its mortar units were concentrated with the rest of the battalion's in a single station to support Alpha and Bravo Companies. You might want to seek opinions from other editors. The unit was almost out of ammunition after taking some of the heaviest casualties of the war, fighting off a relentless attack from a highly motivated, heavily armed enemy force.

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LTC Hal Moore and the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley (14

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On November 3, divisional headquarters ordered Lt. These and the strong stand made by the remaining men pinned down on the knoll, lead to the death of scores of North Vietnamese troops, who never managed to wipe out the platoon. The 8th Battalion was led by Lê Xuân Phối. Nguyen Hu An, revealed to us in Hanoi in 1991 that they had figured out one other way to neutralize the American artillery and air power. Opn being supported by mortars positioned 4K's due south of camp. It's totally different from this case, in which the South Vietnamese had no combat troops in the Battle of Ia Drang.

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We Were Soldiers

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By nightfall, the battle had taken a heavy toll on Lt. Again, don't you see other editors so far have not behave like me toward me not that they don't care, mind you, or less keen or intelligent than you; they so far have shown disinterested regarding your multiple RfCs, haven't they? Given the situation there was no reason for U. In 1954, the French decided to draw their struggles in what was once called French Indochina to a close. Freeman was subsequently promoted to the rank of , designated as a Master Army Aviator, and was sent home from Vietnam in 1966. The contribution from 1st Air Cavalry Division consisted mainly on radar and infra-red reports from aerial surveillance and target acquisition platoon and Radio Research Unit Pleiku, Coleman : h.

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