Battle of Ia Drang

Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which journalists called the bloodiest confrontation of Vietnam. The… read more

Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which journalists called the bloodiest confrontation of Vietnam. The November 1965 battle in the Ia Drang Valley was the first major battle between the United States Army and North Vietnamese soldiers. The battle lasted for three days, resulting in major American casualties. Joseph Galloway, a former war correspondent with United Press International, moderated the panel. He was the only civilian to receive a Bronze Star for his participation in Vietnam.

The Battle of Ia Drang” was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. close

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Battle of Ia Drang

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Program ID:
408549-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 30, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2016 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 30, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2016 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 12, 2016 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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