Mounted Combat in Vietnam

Mounted Combat in Vietnam
Title:
Mounted Combat in Vietnam
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008-029-00574-3
ISBN:
9780160925184
Description

This monograph is an account of the operations of armored units of the United States Army in the Republic of Vietnam and those who had a hand in some of the more significant events in the Vietnam War. The term "armored units" as used here is generic and includes tank and mechanized infantry battalions and companies, armored cavalry squadrons and troops, and air cavalry squadrons and troops.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION
Influence of the French Use of Armor
U.S. Armored Forces After 1943
Vietnam as a Field of Armor
The Enemy in Vietnam
II. ARMOR IN THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMY
U.S. Advisors
M113’s in the Mekong Delta
Reorganization and Retrenchment
Expansion of Armor in the South Vietnamese Army
Cuu Long 15
Time for Corrective Analysis
Improvements in Equipment
Enemy Reaction to Armored Vehicles
“Coup Troops”
III. GROWTH OF U.S. ARMORED FORCES I N VIETNAM
The Marines Land
Decision Making
Scouts Out
Apo Bau Bang
Deployments and Employments
Task Force Spur
Battles on the Minh Thanh Road
The Blackhorse Regiment
Mine and Countermine
IV. COMBINED ARMS OPERATIONS
The MACOV Study
Cedar Falls-Junction City
Mechanized Operations in the Mekong Delta
Route Security and Convoy Escort
Air Cavalry Operations
Other Free World Armor
V. THREE ENEMY OFFENSIVES
Enemy Buildup
First Offensive: Tet 1968
Battle of Tan Son Nluit
Battle of Long Binh and Bien Hon Area
Battle in Vinh Long Province
Second Offensive
Third Offensive
Aftermath
VI. THE FIGHT FOR THE BORDERS
Changing Strategy
Armored Forces Along the Demilitarized Zone
The Sheridan
“Pile-on”
Rome Plows
Tank Versus Tank
Invading the Enemy’s Sanctuaries
Securing the Borders
Pacification Efforts
Vietnamese Forces Take Over the War
VII. ACROSS THE BORDER: SANCUTARIES IN CAMBODIA AND LAOS
Early Operations Into Cambodia
The Main Attack Into Cambodia
South Vietnamese Army Attacks Continue
Secondary Attacks Across the Border
Cambodia in Perspective
Maintenance and Supply
Lam Son 719
The South Vietnamese Army Attack
Air Cavalry and Tanks
The Withdrawal
Cuu Long 4402
VII.  THE ENEMY SPRING OFFENSIVE OF 1972
Point and Counterpoint
The 20th Tank Regiment
Attack Across the Demilitarized Zone
The Rock of Dong Ha
The Enemy Attach in Military Region 2
The Aftermath
IX. REFLECTION
Appendix :
A. VIETNAM UNIT COMMANDERS
B. ARMOR RECIPIENTS OF MEDAL HONOR
GLOSSARY
INDEX

Audience

These studies should be of great value in helping the Army develop future operational concepts while at the same time contributing to the historical record and providing the American public with an interim report on the performance of men and officers who have responded, as others have through our history, to exacting and trying demands.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$17.00
International Price:
$23.80
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
Author:
  • Starry, Donn Albert
Key Phrases:
  • Center of Military History Publication 90 17 1
  • Vietanm Studies Reprint
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Campaigns
  • Military History
  • Army History
  • United States, Army, Armored Force, History
  • Armored vehicles, Military, United States
Weight:
1.1875
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Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
07/22/2014
Last Status Update:
12/07/2018
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