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Field artillery, 1954-1973 /

by David Ewing Ott.

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Main Author: Ott, David Ewing
Published: Washington : Dept. of the Army : 1975.
Series: Vietnam studies.
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975. | United States. Army. Field Artillery - History.
Genres: History.
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THE VIETNAM ENVIRONMENT: Geography ; The enemy ; Political-military considerations -- THE ADVISORY EFFORT, 1950 -- 1955: Background, Military Assistance Advisory Group, Vietnam, organized ; The field artillery adviser ; The advisor's challenge ; The advisor learns, too -- IN ORDER TO WIN: The impact of Vietnam on field artillery organization ; Fire support co-ordination ; Field artillery weapons ; Field artillery mobility ; The fire base ; Base camp defense ; Riverine artillery -- THE BUILDUP (1965 -- 1967): The buildup begins and early actions around Saigon ; New arrivals ; The Pleiku (. Ia Drang) campaign ; The buildup and major combat operations during 1966 ; The buildup and major combat operations during 1967 ; Overview: 1965 to pre-Tet 1968 -- THE HOT WAR (1968 -- OCTOBER 1969): Tet 1968 ; Khe Sanh ; A Shau ; Actions at fire bases and lessons learned ; Peak strength and beginning of redeployment ; Artillery organizations ; Safety ; Target acquisition ; Artillery raids ; Harassing and interdiction fires ; Civic action -- VIETNAMIZATION, NOVEMBER 1969 -- FEBRUARY 1973: Field artillery assistance programs ; Operations into Cambodia ; Toward Vietnamese self-sufficiency ; 1972 enemy offensive ; Problems during phase-down of U.S. Forces -- AN OVERVIEW: Work to be done ; The field artilleryman's performance -- INDEX.

Table of Contents for: Field artillery, 1954-1973