Battle of Ia Drang Valley information
for 1/9 CAV 1 CAV

For date 651101

1/9 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Incident reference: 65110119.BAT This information is available on CD-ROM.
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei The
Description: The 1/9th Cav dropped in on the NVA's hospital and logistical support center for the Ia Drang Valley. The NVA were still reorganizing and recovering from the battles around Plei Me. Later the NVA indicated that the losses of their hospital, caches, and communications were especially painful. The NVA were forced to move to the Chu Pong base area.

The source for this information was We Were Soldiers Once P:54

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