operation DEWEY CANYON II information
for 1 BDE 5 INF
1/1 CAV
101 CAG
101 ABN

For date 710130

1 BDE 5 INF was a US Army unit
1/1 CAV was a US Army unit
101 CAG was a US Army unit
101 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Description: This was the American operation to support the ARVN LAM SON 719 effort. The preliminary phase was designed to open Route 9 through Khe Sanh to the Laotian border and to reestablish Khe Sanh as a major combat support base.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:334+
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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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023