Monday, March 6, 2017
On This Day In History Operation Lam Son 719 Continued
As History.com notes, on this day in 1971 Operation Lam Son 719 continued during the Vietnam War.
You can read about Operation 719 via the below link:
Note: The aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (seen in the above photo) provided air support to the operation. I was a teenage seaman aboard the carrier at the time.