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Battle Of Ban Houei Sane - The Next Target
... Willoughby, commander of the Lang Vei CIDG camp, the arrival of the Laotian refugees also brought some disturbing development on the battlefield ... tanks in battle, and it was only fifteen kilometres away from Lang Vei ... As the Laotians settled down in Lang Vei, the U.S Air Force conducted airstrikes targeting the Ban Houei Sane airfield to prevent the North Vietnamese from utilising the ...
Battle Of Lang Vei - Battle
... Shungel — commander of Company C, 5th Special Forces — flew into Lang Vei from Da Nang as a diplomatic gesture towards the Laotian commander Phetsampou ... At 2330, North Vietnamese artillery started pounding the Lang Vei Special Forces Camp, which covered the movement of the 24th Regiment and the 3rd Battalion, 101D Regiment ... Fragos saw the first North Vietnamese tanks moving along Lang Troai road, attempting to breach the barbed-wires just in front of Company 104 ...
Battle Of Kham Duc - Background
... reinforced with Soviet-made PT-76 amphibious tanks, successfully breached the wires of the Lang Vei Special Forces Camp ... At Khe Sanh, located about 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) east of Lang Vei, the U.S ... Following the loss of Lang Vei, Khâm Đức was the last remaining Special Forces camp adjacent to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in I Corps ...
Battle Of Ban Houei Sane - Battle
... At that point, the Laotian commander requested assistance from the CIDG camp at Lang Vei, to help evacuate his soldiers and their families ... However assistance from Lang Vei would never arrive, so the soldiers of BV-33 and more than two thousand civilian refugees made their way eastward along Route 9, approaching the ... battle and their families had crossed the South Vietnamese border, reaching the Lang Vei CIDG camp ...
Battle Of Lang Vei - Aftermath
... The fight for Lang Vei, though short in duration, was a costly endeavor for both sides ... In contrast, for North Vietnam, the battle for Lang Vei marked the first successful use of armor in the war ... An estimated 6,000 survivors from the old Lang Vei Camp that included South Vietnamese soldiers and their families, Montagnard tribesmen and the Laotians, followed the Americans and descended on the Khe ...

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