||Ia Drang's Influence
Adler, Bill. Letters From
primary source had a letter that told about a soldier’s experience in the
Battle of Ia Drang and another letter that described the conditions of US
Freeman, Ed. Personal interview. 20 Feb. 2007.
This interview was very helpful in answering how my topic was important.
Moore, Harold, and Joseph L. Galloway. We Were
Soldiers Once ... and Young.
book was an excellent primary source by Hal Moore. It gave me some background
information and individual accounts of the battle.
O'Niel, Micheal. "229th Aviation Battalion
This site, created by veterans, had pictures of crests and patches of the 229th Aviation Battalion and a poem written by a veteran.
Sheehan, Niel. "G.I.'s Fight heavy
This newspaper article told me where the Ia Drang Valley is and some details on the first day of the battle.
Sheehan, Niel. "G.I.'s Inflict Heavy Losses On
This article gave me some more information about the valley and details about the first night and second morning of the battle. It also included some information about Hal Moore.
Sheehan, Niel. "
The last newspaper article I looked at gave me details about the second day and the battle in general.
Smith, Jack P.. "Sandbag For A Machine Gun: Jack
P. Smith on the
primary source gave me an idea of what it was like for a
primary source had Lyndon B. Johnson’s reasons for being in