By Lou Drendel
Equipped from 1954 to 1979, Douglas Skyhawk had an extended construction existence than the other of the loose Worlds strive against airplane and served because the normal gentle assault service airplane of the U.S. army for nearly twenty years, delivering the majority of its amazing strength in the course of a lot of the Vietnam battle.
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When General Wheeler concluded the brieﬁng and asked President Johnson if he had any questions, Johnson turned to the chief of staﬀ of the army and the commandant of the marine corps and asked if they agreed with the plan. After they indicated agreement, Johnson exploded. ” After disparaging their abilities, he added that he did expect their help and that he was not going to allow some “military idiots” to talk him into World War III. S. S. ground forces to pursue the enemy across the border or take a decisive action to cut the inﬁltration routes in Laos and Cambodia.
23 FACs also played a critical role in the ground war on the inﬁltration routes as the communications outlet and the guardian angels of the small, outnumbered, reconnaissance and road-watch teams that existed to ﬁnd targets for the air arm and collect intelligence. Figure 4. AC-130. Photograph provided by the Air Force Museums and History Oﬃce. indb 42 1/3/14 12:00 PM the truc k hunter s The Ground War on the Trail While most air operations over the Ho Chi Minh Trail were of such magnitude that they could not be kept secret, all ground operations prior to Lam Son 719 were covert, deeply guarded secrets.
S. forces defending the DMZ. By early January 1968 the situation for the marine garrison at Khe Sanh was becoming precarious. Elements of as many as four NVA divisions were converging on the 6,000 marines. The NVA cut oﬀ Route 9 east of Khe Sanh, isolating the defenders from their only ground supply route. S. 31 The Joint Chiefs of Staﬀ discussed two possible courses of action. The ﬁrst was to withdraw the marines from Khe Sanh. S. attack into Laos as outlined in OPLAN El Paso. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staﬀ, Gen.