Wednesday, February 8, 2017

On This Day In History Operation Lam Son 719 Began In Laos


As History.com notes, on this day in 1971 Operation Lam Son 719 began during the Vietnam War.

I was a teenage seaman aboard the USS Kitty Hawk at the time and the aircraft carrier provided air support to the operation.

You can read about the operation via the below link:

   http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-lam-son-719-begins?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2017-0208-02082017&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=146315434&kx_EmailCampaignID=9732&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2017-0208-02082017&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa

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