Accession Number:

AD0513756

Title:

Lessons Learned, Headquarters, Americal Division

Descriptive Note:

Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 31 Jul 1970

Corporate Author:

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-10

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The Americal Division continued to conduct combat operations throughout the Division Tactical Area of Operation TAOI during the reporting period. Heaviest contact occurred in Operation Frederick Hill in the vicinity of Hiep Duc. In continual heavy action, Americal units decimated elements of the 1st NVA Regiment, killing 590 in a two-month span. Division cavalry units commenced Operation Pennsylvania Square on 29 June. Operation Elk Canyon was started on 12 July in the vicinity of Kham Duc, and has resulted in little contact to date. Rice denial, pacification and joint operations with the 2d ARVN Division continued successfully.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE