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Combat operations : stemming the tide, May 1965 to October 1966 /

by John M. Carland.

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Main Author: Carland, John M.
Published: Washington, DC : Center of Military History United States Army, 2000.
Series: United States Army in Vietnam.
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - United States. | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Campaigns. | Vietnamkrieg | Geschichte (1965-1966) | United States. Army - History - Vietnam War, 1961-1975. | Etats-Unis. Army.
Regions: Guerre du Viet-Nam (1961-1975) - √Čtats-Unis. | USA
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1. At the crossroads. The path to war; Decisions to escalate -- 2. Establishing the Bridgeheads. An airborne brigade for III Corps; Reinforcing Bien Hoa; A brigade for Coastal II Corps -- 3. Divisions deploy. The decision to reinforce; command and operational concepts; Building the support base; 1st cavalry division; 1st infantry division; The coming campaign --4. Pressing out from Saigon. Hill 65; Bau Bang; Trung Loi; Nha Mat; Winding down -- 5. Into the highlands. The campaign takes shape; Plei Me under siege; Decision and action ; New targets -- 6.The Pleiku campaign. Before the assault; The fight at X-Ray; The March to Albany; The ambush; An assessment -- 7. Patterns of perseverance. Plans and troops; The Honolulu Conference; Preparing for new battles -- 8. The Saigon corridors. Two new Brigades for III Corps; Northwest of the city; North and East -- 9. Attrition and pacification in Phu Yen. On the coast; The backcountry; The security picture -- 10. Testing in Binh Dinh. Masher/White Wing; Davy Crockett; Crazy Horse -- 11. Spoiling operations on the high plateau. The Highlands Brigade enters combat; The Airmobile Division returns -- 12. New momentum on the coast. Phu Yen again; Back to Binh Dinh, Thayer I; Irving -- 13. Raising the stakes on the border. North to Kontum; Pleiku battles, Paul Revere I; Paul Revere II -- 14. The 1st Division's war. Toward the rainy season; Thwarting the offensive; The Battle of Minh Thanh Road; Fighting the Phu Loi Battalion; Retargeting the 9th Division -- 15. The 25th Division's war. The struggle for Hau Nghia; To Long An and back; An overview -- 16. Summing up. Operational developments; Benchmarks.

Table of Contents for: Combat operations : stemming the tide, M