Accession Number:

AD0392230

Title:

LESSONS LEARNED, HEADQUARTERS, 11TH ARMORED CAVALARY REGIMENT

Descriptive Note:

Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 30 Apr 1968

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-05-10

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted three regimental size operations ADAIRSVILLE 1 Feb - 23 Mar, ALCORN COVE 21 Mar - 7 Apr, and TOAN THANG 8 - 30 Apr. Operation ADAIRSVILLE was a reconnaissance in force and security operation directed to counter the ambitious TET offensive in the SaigonLong BinhBien Hoa area. Operation ALCORN COVE was a continuation of the security operations in the Long BinhBien Hoa area and the area around the Blackhorse Base Camp as well as a reconnaissance in force operation in coordination and cooperation with the 18th and 25th ARVN Infantry Divisions in Hau Nghia Province. Operation TOAN THANG was initially an extension of all missions of ALCORN COVE followed by a reconnaissance in force operation in Phuoc Long Province and War Zone D and finally a security operation in the Long Binh Bien Hoa area. Units of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment were continuously engaged with enemy forces throughout this quarter.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE