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11th Air Assault Division Fort Benning & 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam

Item Number: 998VI0621
 Moving Image
Digital Object Type
Moving Image
Traditions Military Videos
Physical Location
Copyright Statement
Traditions Military Videos
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Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
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General Note / OCR

This video documents the history of the 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in the early part of the Vietnam War. Video begins with a short history of the division's campaigns in WWII and Korea and looks at the training soldiers from the 11th Air Assault Division received at Fort Benning, GA to develop the concept of air mobility. Video details the division's landing in Vietnam in 1965, the airlift to the unit's base camp at An Khe and the cavalry's participation in combat operations.

Pub Credit Line
998VI0621, Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 17 Feb 2002 [Updated: 20 Nov 2013]