Accession Number : AD0530751

Title :   Lessons Learned, 1st Inf Bde, 5th Inf Div (Mech), RCS CSFOR - 65 (R3)

Descriptive Note : Operation rept. for period ending 19 Aug 1971

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

PDF Url : AD0530751

Report Date : 19 AUG 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : Operation Montana Mustang was in effect at the beginning of the report period and ended 111200H Jul 71. The mission of the 1st Bde, 5th Inf Div (M), was to conduct unilateral and combined operations with RVNAF and Territorial Forces in assigned AO's to detect and destroy enemy forces, LOC's and base areas in western Quang Tri Province and along the DMZ; assist pacification and Vietnamization in Quang Tri Province; prevent enemy forces from re-establishing former Base Area 101, and conduct reaction/exploitation operations in western Quang Tri Province.

Descriptors :   *ARMY OPERATIONS, SOUTH VIETNAM, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), ARMY TRAINING, INFANTRY, TARGET ACQUISITION, ATTRITION, MINE DETECTION, EFFICIENCY, HELICOPTERS, LOGISTICS, CASUALTIES, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, MALARIA, TACTICAL WARFARE, PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, DOGS, ARTILLERY FIRE, ANTIPERSONNEL AMMUNITION, MILITARY ENGINEERING, COUNTERINSURGENCY, HEAT STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, DEPLOYMENT

Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE