Accession Number:

AD0386118

Title:

OPERATION MASTIFF, FROM 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION

Descriptive Note:

Combat after-action rept.

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-12-21

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

On 210645H February 1966, MACV directed Operation MASTIFF commenced under control of the 1st Infantry Division. The two brigade reinf operation was launched to locate and destroy VC forces and base camps in the vicinity of the MICHELIN Rubber Planation. The plan required two brigades to operate in assigned zones to destroy VC forces which were trapped by the SAIGON River to their rear. A forward division artillery fire support base would be established in the vicinity of RUNG CAY. The operation would be conducted in four phases, incorporating movements of assault units by helicopter and tactical motor convoys to the area of operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Intelligence
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE