Index of Articles
 1965 Sept 3, 1965 Vietnamese Are Flown Into Battle
By 1st Cavalry Division ‘Copters

Sept 4, 1965 Pitching Camp Uncomplicated

Sept. 5, 1965

New Viet Nam Adversary: Heat

Sept. 6, 1965 Plumbing Rare War Zone Item

Sept. 7, 1965 1st Cavalry Unit Near Qui Nhon

Sept. 9, 1965 All Ride Shotgun on Highway 19

Sept. 10, 1965 Fairfax, Ala., Captain Leads Task Force

Sept. 11, 1965 ‘Operation Golf Course’ Clearing Heliport

Sept. 12, 1965 1st Cavalry’s Major Role Is to Drive Out
Guerrillas Holding Mountain Area

Sept. 14, 1965 Banyan Tree, Temple Useful Landmarks

Sept. 15, 1965  1st Cavalry Talk Centers on Mail

Sept. 16, 1965 1st Cavalry Camped in Old French Fort

Sept. 17, 1965 Guerrilla Hunt Welcome Relief

Sept. 18, 1965 Guerrillas Abandon Headquarters

Sept. 21, 1965 Gunfire Causes Quick Reaction

Sept. 22, 1965 GIs, Natives Innoculated Against Plague

Sept. 23, 1965 Movement of Equipment Provides Big Problem

Sept. 24, 1965 Caribous Bring Needed Supplies

Sept. 25, 1965 Special Forces Officer Stops Reds

October 5, 1965

Two Viet Nam Villages Wrecked

 

October 6, 1965

Air Cavalrymen Swarm Ashore At Qui Nhon While Mob Lines Beach

 

October 7, 1965

U.S. Flag Flying Near Viet Cong Area

 

October 8, 1965

Reporter, Photographers Join Task Force

 

October 9, 1965

Black Says Viet Nam Battle ‘Brutal Hell’

 

October 9p, 1965

Paratrooper Relates Battle Saga

 

October 10, 1965

A Night Jungle Patrol Under Fire

 

November 1, 1965

Raid on Village Is ‘Picture-Book Operation’

 

November 2, 1965

Sniper Ruins Jacket Worn by Reporter

 

November 19, 1965

Beautiful Scenery Poses Threat on Every Slope

 

November 20, 1965

Trip From Fort Benning Sets Deployment Record

 

November 21, 1965

Soldier Makes a Pocketful on Ski Lodge Swindle

 

November 23, 1965

Hair-Trigger Tension Evident Throughout Special Forces Camp

 

November 24, 1965

Army’s Special Forces Not Being Used

 

November 25, 1965

Radio Relay Mission Is Wearying Flight

 

November 26, 1965

Old Benning Acquaintances Renewed

 

December 2, 1965

Tough Circumstances Prove Capt. Danielsen’s Command Ability

 

December 3, 1965

Hill Is Danger To Infantrymen Walking in Field

 

December 4, 1965

Battalion Alerted, But Orders Changed

 

December 6, 1965

‘Ridge-Running’ Mission Begins With Jump From Helicopter

 

December 7, 1965

PFC Braveboy Shows 1st Cavalry’s Spirit of Aggressiveness

 

December 7b, 1965

To Ben

 

December 8, 1965

Story of 5th CavalryMedic Is Counterpart of Braveboy’s Ordeal

 

December 9, 1965

Peoples Army Of North Viet Nam Suffers Heavy Losses At Hands Of 1st Cavalry

 

December 19, 1965

Black Gets Hero’s Welcome

 

December 25, 1965

‘Old Baldy’ Battered, Blackened

 

December 27, 1965

First Financial Impact of More Troops In An Khe Was New Sign Painting Shop

 

December 28, 1965

Helicopter Is Preferred as Means of Transportation to Battle Sites

 

December 29, 1965

Vietnamese ‘Scarecrows’ Noisy

 

December 30, 1965

Guerrillas More Difficult Than Regulars 

 

December 31, 1965

Civil, Military Complications Make Clearing of Villages Distasteful Operation to Troops

 1966

January 2, 1966

Reds Can't Buck 1st Cav

 

January 3, 1966

Patrols Compile Enemy Dossier

 

January 4, 1966

Soldiers Learn Valuable Lessons at Battle Site

 

January 5, 1966

American Medics Aid Wounded Enemy GIs

 

January 6, 1966

Bumblebees Defend Landing Site

 

January 7, 1966

Cambodian Neutrality Nearly Violated

 

January 8, 1966

Ambush Set Up on Trail Beside River

 

January 9, 1966

 U.S. Ambush Shatters Serene Night

 

January 11, 1966

 Daring 'Copter Work Aids Ambush Forces

 

January 12, 1966

 Crossing Site Found Dangerous

 

January 13, 1966

Life Endangered by Angry Outburst

 

January 14, 1966

Surprised Reporter Finds Self at Command Post

 

January 15, 1966

Helicopter Night Action Saves Trapped Platoons

 

January 16, 1966

GIs Enjoy Sensation of Life

 

January 17, 1966

Fighting of 1st Cavalry Lieutenant ‘Magnificent’

 

January 18, 1966

Airstrip Makes Tea Plantation Almost Indispensable as Base

 

January 19, 1966

Battle Turns Into Close-Quarters Rifle Duel

 

January 20, 1966

Skyraiders Fly Close Support

 

January 21, 1966

Reporter Is Airlifted Into Middle of Fight

 

January 22, 1966

Battalion CO Gets His Man Without Drawing Pistol

 

January 23, 1966

Red Prisoners Have Low Morale

 

January 24, 1966

North Vietnamese Near Helpless When Cut Off From Food Supply

 

January 26, 1966

’Copter Passenger Slightly Nervous

 

January 27, 1966

Reporter Gives Assist In Military Briefing Of News Correspondents in Saigon

January 28, 1966

Ignorance Found Helpful During Meal at Restaurant in Saigon

January 29, 1966

Caribou Porthole Reveals Terrain Is a Hodgepodge

January 30, 1966

‘Tripping’ Ambush is Jittery Chore

January 31, 1966

Chinook Dubbed ‘$2-Million Dump Truck’

 

February 1, 1966

Smell of Battle Worst Experience For Person Moving Into Combat

 

February 2, 1966

U.S. Flag Is Flown From Shattered Tree

 

February 3, 1966

Unique Tactical Bombing Raid Successful

 

February 4, 1966

Newsmen Prepare for Fight as Alert Sounds

 

February 6, 1966

A Typical Night - for GIs

 

February 8, 1966

Gary Owen Troopers Victorious in Battle After Setback

 

February 9, 1966

Mix-Up in Reports Is Explained To Correspondents by General

 

February 11, 1966

Determined Men Fly Off Seeking Relaxation

 

February 12, 1966

Soldier, Reporter Loaf in Luxury

 

February 23, 1966

Distant War Rumble Is Heard at Rucker

 

February 24, 1966

Aviation Center Has Five ‘Star Boarders’

 

April 5, 1966

Mekong Delta Has Become Scene Of Forgotten Part of Viet War

 

April 10, 1966

GI’s Dedication Is Unmatched

 

April 11, 1966

City Residents Hold Viet Political Sway

 

April 12, 1966

Delayed-Action Pongee Spike Takes Effect Shortly After Reporter’s Arrival in Saigon

 

April 12, 1966b

Bomb Shortage Reported In Viet Nam
Jet Pilots Face Heavy Red Fire In Napalm Runs

 

April 13, 1966

Paratroopers Find Air Mobility Valuable in Killing Viet Cong

 

April 14, 1966

Many Political Crises Ahead in S. Viet Nam

May 07, 1966 1st Cavalry Division Takes Over Plantation With Little Trouble

May 08, 1966 Air Cav Tactics Baffle Viet Cong

May 09, 1966 ‘Ambush’ Is Term Often Misunderstood

May 10, 1966 Army’s Air Mobility Concept Delivered Blow

May 11, 1966 French Had Different Viet Nam Situation

May 12, 1966 S. Viet Nam Soldier Carries His Share

May 13, 1966 Greenery, Thorns, Ants Abound in Viet Nam

May 15, 1966 1st Cav Loses Air Firepower

May 25, 1966 Callaway Praises Combat Units’ Civil Affairs Work in Viet Nam; Describes Fame of 1st Cavalry

May 27, 1966 Night’s Hail of Gunfire Disproves Usual Summation of Statements

May 28, 1966 Huge Water Buffalo Charges GIs, Goes Down in Hail of M-16 Bullets

May 29, 1966 He’d Laugh, Then Weep

May 31, 1966 Viet Cong Leave Message for American GIs

June 01, 1966 Coconut Palms Offer Shelter From Attack

June 02, 1966 Viet Hamlet Victim of Crossfire

June 03, 1966 Prisoners Show Climbing Skill; GI Captors Enjoy Fresh Coconuts

June 04, 1966 VC Hangout Cleared by Soldiers

June 05, 1966 Sergeant Bluffs Reds Out of Attacking

June 06, 1966 Troops Describe Happy Valley as ‘Most Miserable Place Imaginable’

June 07, 1966 GIs Locate Hidden VC Village

June 08, 1966 B Company Is Hit Hard in Fight

June 09, 1966 Machine Gun Squad Saves Its Platoon

June 10, 1966 Coleman’s Company Spoils Enemy Surprise

June 12, 1966 Hunting VC on the Waterways
Black’s in the Delta Navy, Choppers Teaming Up To Patrol Viet Nam Rivers

June 14, 1966 Several Problems Need Solving For Effective River Control

June 15, 1966 Freedom to ‘Bomb’ Gives New Latitude

June 16, 1966 Commander Keeps Personnel Up to Date on ‘Sea Wolf’

June 17, 1966 Harbor at Vung Tau Attractive, Crowded

 

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