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