Contributor(s)ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE (ARMY) WASHINGTON DC
11TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT
TOAN THANG OPERATION
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AbstractThe 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted three regimental size operations: ADAIRSVILLE (1 Feb - 23 Mar), ALCORN COVE (21 Mar - 7 Apr), and TOAN THANG (8 - 30 Apr). Operation ADAIRSVILLE was a reconnaissance in force and security operation directed to counter the ambitious TET offensive in the Saigon/Long Binh/Bien Hoa area. Operation ALCORN COVE was a continuation of the security operations in the Long Binh/Bien Hoa area and the area around the Blackhorse Base Camp as well as a reconnaissance in force operation in coordination and cooperation with the 18th and 25th ARVN Infantry Divisions in Hau Nghia Province. Operation TOAN THANG was initially an extension of all missions of ALCORN COVE followed by a reconnaissance in force operation in Phuoc Long Province and War Zone D and finally a security operation in the Long Binh/ Bien Hoa area. Units of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment were continuously engaged with enemy forces throughout this quarter.