Lam Son 719

During the Lam Son 719 Operation into Low Laos from January 30 to March 24, 1971, Major General Hieu was 5th Infantry Division Commander. He later joined the I Corps as I Corps Deputy Commander in June 1971.

Lieutenant Colonel Le Quy Ky, Group I Transport Commander, who had participated in the Lam Son 719 - Route 9 Low Laos Operation was awarded a Corps citation and a Gold Star Medal of Valor by Major General Nguyen Van Hieu.

Courtesy of Ken Bui
10 November 2007