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Viet Nam: 1955-1970, Part III
"This is another in a series of quizzes about the American involvment in Viet Nam."
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Regular troops of the Vietnamese People's Liberation Army (VLPA) were professional soldiers called Chu Luc.
Which American battle group engaged the NVA at the Ia Drang Valley in October of 1965?
7th Cavalry Division
3rd Cavalry Division
1st Cavalry Division
9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade
Which US carrier suffered a massive fire and numerous explosions off the coast of Viet Nam on 29 July, 1967?
Major General Bruno Hochmuth was commander of the 3rd Marine Division in Viet Nam in 1967. What happened to him on 14 November, 1967?
He died in a helicopter accident
He lost a leg at Khe Sanh
He was captured by the NVA
He was shot by a VC sniper
The siege of Khe Sanh lasted how many days ?
B-52 bombing in support of besieged Khe Sanh was called Operation:
When damage to the airstrip at Khe Sanh made landing C-130s impossible, resupply was conducted by using these aircraft.
Although the Tet Offensive was suppressed in most of the country within 7-10 days, this city endured a battle of nearly one month before it was recaptured.
Military Assistance Command, Viet Nam's headquarters was located where?
Tan Son Nhut Air Base
Bien Hoa Air Base
Camh Ranh Bay
Clark Air Base
The Tet Offensive began at 1:30 a.m. on:
31 January 1968
2 February 1968
30 January 1969
26 January 1968
What river bisects the city of Hue?
Units from the ARVN and 101st Airborne assaulted Hill 937 or Ap Bia Mountain in May 0f 1969. After nine seperate assaults over a six day period the hill was finally captured. What was this hill called by the men who fought for it?
Pork Chop Hill
The Devil's Ridge
Who took over as Commander MACV in March of 1968, replacing Westmoreland?
Paul T. Shuey
Earle G. Wheeler
David C. Jones
Creighton W. Abrams
In April of 1969 reports began to surface about a crime involving Charley Company, 11th Brigade, America l Division, the previous March. What was that incident?
the rape of civilian women at Dalat
a drug smuggling ring led by US troops
the theft of over 100 M-16s at Nha Trang
My Lai Massacre
Ho Chi Minh died in Hanoi in:
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