Accession Number : AD0386128

Title :   OPERATION SEWARD, HEADQUARTERS 1ST BRIGADE, 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION

Descriptive Note : Combat operations after action rept. 5 Sep-25 Oct 1966

Corporate Author : ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : AD0386128

Report Date : 06 NOV 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : Operation SEWARD was characterized by counterguerrilla tactics, primarily encompassing small unit actions and frequent contact with small enemy forces. The search and destroy tactics utilized consisted of saturation patrolling, night movement, night ambushes, raids and the use of small unit stay behind forces and small unit immediate action forces. The terrain over which operations were conducted included mountainous jungles, rolling hills, dry and inundated rice paddies, sand dunes and beaches.

Descriptors :   *ARMY OPERATIONS, *COUNTERINSURGENCY, MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, DEPLOYMENT, NIGHT WARFARE, MILITARY TACTICS, PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, VIETNAM, AIRMOBILE OPERATIONS, GUERRILLA WARFARE, UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES, MINE WARFARE, SOUTH VIETNAM.

Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE