168 VVN – Battle of Ia Drang Valley, Part 1

LTC Hal Moore, Mack Payne, Vietnam Veteran News

Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore commander of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry at The Battle of Ia Drang Valley.

In this episode we will begin a three part(maybe four) look at the third of the three major battles of the Vietnam War. They are the battles of Dak To and Hamburger Hill and the Battle of Ia Drang Valley.

 

This battle was famous enough for Hollywood to make a movie about it with Mel Gibson portraying one of the main protagonists in the fray. Gibson played the part of Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore commander of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry.


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