The Clash at Ia Drang

Bob Edwards
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DESCRIPTION

From November 14-18, 1965, Soldiers from the First Cavalry Division fought in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam. In his interview, Bob Edwards discusses his role in that battle as the Commander of C Company 1/7 Cavalry up to the point when he was wounded. He covers training with the 11th Air Assault Division (Test) at Fort Benning, and deploying to the II Corps Area of Vietnam with the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile).

VIDEO DETAILS

conflicts Vietnam War
topics Wartime Decisions Military Techniques Leadership Teamwork Camaraderie
interviewer Mark Frankel
date 27 April 2011

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

name Bob Edwards
institution Lafayette College
graduation year 1960
service Infantry
unit C Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry
service dates 1960 1983
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