Monday, February 8, 2016

On This Day In History: The Vietnam War's Operation Lam Son 719 Begins.


As History.com notes, on this day in history in 1971 Operation Lam Son 719 began.

I was an 18-year-old sailor serving aboard the USS Kitty Hawk as the aircraft carrier provided air support to the combat operation.

You can read about the combat operation and view videos via the below links:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-lam-son-719-begins?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2016-0208-02082016&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=19686332&kx_EmailCampaignID=2383&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2016-0208-02082016&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa

http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history/videos/a-soldiers-story-operation-lam-son-719

http://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history/videos/deconstructing-history-aircraft-carriers-in-vietnam

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