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:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-lam-son-719-continues?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2017-0306-03062017&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=157196245&kx_EmailCampaignID=10228&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2017-0306-03062017&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa 

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.

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