Ramon Antonio Nadal Oral History Interview

Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas… read more

Forty years after the first full scale engagement between U.S. troops and the People’s Army of Vietnam, the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University in Lubbock

interviewed veterans from the Battles of the Ia Drang Valley. 

It was after these battles - waged in November 1965 - that North Vietnamese forces began engaging in guerilla warfare. The Americans - outnumbered by the North Vietnamese Army - prevailed, but it was at a heavy cost. 

Next, an interview with Tony Nadal, Commander of Company A, who was the only commander in the battles of Ia Drang with Vietnam combat experience.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Ramon Antonio Nadal Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
301575-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 07, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2012 | 3:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2012 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3