Accession Number : AD0506273

Title :   Lessons Learned, Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile).

Descriptive Note : Operational rept. for quarterly period ending 31 Jul 69.

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

Report Date : 15 AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : The May-July 1969 period saw a continuation of the roles, missions and functions initiated when the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) arrived in III Combat Tactical Zone (CTZ), but with some tactical changes. The 1st Air Cavalry Division continued operations throughout its tactical area of responsibilities to interdict enemy infiltration routes, and to destroy enemy forces operating within the area. The Division conducted operations in Tay Ninh, Binh Long and Binh Duong Provinces in addition to shifting forces south to operate in Long Khanh, Bien Hoa and Binh Tuy Provinces. As the reporting period ended, the Division was concentrating its efforts in Tay Ninh, Binh Long, Binh Duong and Phuoc Long Provinces.

Descriptors :   (*ARMY OPERATIONS, VIETNAM), (*AIRMOBILE OPERATIONS, VIETNAM), TACTICAL WARFARE, MILITARY TACTICS, HELICOPTERS, TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, ARTILLERY, LOGISTICS (U) *COUNTERINSURGENCY, CASUALTIES, JUNGLES, CS AGENTS, RADIO EQUIPMENT, WHITE PHOSPHORUS, PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, PROPAGANDA, BOMBLETS

Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
      Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE