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Battle of Hamburger Hill BATTLE OF DONG AP BIA - HILL 937 10 – 20 May 1969 By:……
Table of Contents Reasons for Operations Unites Involved Responsibilities May 10, 1969 May 11, 1969 May 12-13, 1969 May 15, 1969 May 16, 1969 May 17, 1969 May 18, 1969 May 19, 1969 Images of The of Hamburger Hill May 20, 1969 Map (Area of Operations) An Unforgettable Battle
Reasons for Operations The 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division initiated Operation APACHE SNOW in coordination and cooperation with the 1st and 3rd Regiments of the 1st ARVN Division to block enemy escape into LAOS along Route 922 and to interdict Route 548; and to conduct RlF operations in the zone to destroy enemy forces and caches…. They thought it would only take hours; however, it took days.
UNITS INVOLVED 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile), commanded by Major General Melvin Zais. 3rd Brigade (commanded by Colonel Joseph Conmy) 3d Battalion, 187th Infantry (Lt. Col. Weldon Honeycutt) 2d Battalion, 501st Infantry (Lt. Col. Robert German) 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry (Lt. Col. John Bowers) 9th Marine Regiment 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry Two battalions of the ARVN 1st Infantry Division (the 2/1st and 4/1st) had been temporarily assigned to the 3d Brigade in support.

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