operation report information
for 1/9 CAV 1 CAV

From date 680415 to 680418


1/9 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Operation DELAWARE
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, A Shau Valley
Description: Prior to DELAWARE/LAM SON 216, the 1/9th Air Cav worked the A Shau Valley. Their reconnaisance was followed with many Marine and Air Force air strikes plus B-52s. They alerted the 1st Cav Div to the heavy NVA antiaircraft fire in the valley. These were some of the last days of good flying weather which was terrible during most of DELAWARE.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P: 248
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.


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