Accession Number:

AD0392381

Title:

LESSONS LEARNED, HEADQUARTERS, 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION (AIRMOBILE)

Descriptive Note:

Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 30 Apr 68

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-06-13

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

Following the completion of a major deployment of the 1 ACD from BINH DINH Province and Southern 1 Corps Tactical Zone in late January, this reporting period covers the initiation of high intensity combat operations in QUANG TRI and THUA THIEN Provinces. It encompasses three highly successful and tactically significant operations 1 The TET Offensive, which saw the 1 ACD preventing the seizure of QUANG TRI and assisting in the expulsion of the NVA from their foothold in Hue City Operation Jeb Stuart 1 2 Operation PEGASUSLAM SON 207A which relieved the NVA pressure on the 26th Marine Regiment at KHE SANH and 3 the entirely air-supported Operation DELAWARELAM SON 216, which disrupted NVA activities by means of a reconnaissance in force in the A SHAU valley.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE