Lam Son 719

Lam Son 719 is sometimes referred to as the battle that formed modern Army Aviation.  Many lessons learned emerged from the battle that have a direct correlation on how Army Aviation flies and fights today.  Below is thirty-one minute video on Lam Son 719, providing background and contextual information.  The video introduces key figures during the battle; some of those have full interviews below.  Dr. Jim Williams, the Aviation Branch Historian, narrate the video with brief histories from COL John Klose, COL Richard Johnson, and Warrant Officer Harold Smith.

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