Accession Number : ADA486988

Title :   Project CHECO Southeast Asia Report. Operation DELAWARE 19 April - 17 May 1968

Corporate Author : PACIFIC AIR FORCES HICKAM AFB HI CHECO DIV

Personal Author(s) : Thorndale, C. W.

PDF Url : ADA486988

Report Date : 02 SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 74

Abstract : This study outlines the air-assault of the 1st Cavalry Division and the 101st Airborne Division into the A Shau Valley and Route 547 during Operation DELAWARE (19 April-17 May 1968) in I Corps, South Vietnam. Emphasis is placed on the roles of tactical air, B-52 strikes, reconnaissance; and the airlift in support of Army ground troops. The suppression of enemy antiaircraft weapons and lines of communications is examined in the light of the air interdiction campaign in-country.

Descriptors :   *SOUTH VIETNAM, *INTERDICTION, *AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, ENEMY, TACTICAL WARFARE, VIETNAM WAR, AIRLIFT OPERATIONS, SOUTHEAST ASIA, BOMBING, AIR STRIKES, LESSONS LEARNED, MILITARY HISTORY, RECONNAISSANCE

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE