Retired General Harold Moore writes about the battle at IL Drang Valley in one of the first major confrotations between US and North Vietnamese forces in the Vietnam War. It was also one of the first major military helicopter operations in history. Moore gives details of the battle from the American perspective and took the trouble to interview and include the thoughts and recollections of his NVA counterpart. Moore reminds us of the human cost of war and the extreme courage that can be seen by men in battle.
This report prepared by Ray Paige
This is about The Army division in Vietnam, about the first major battle of the war, in the Ia Drang valley. The movie, with Mel Gibson, was based on the book.
This report prepared by ryan mellish