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Large numbers of NVA had been gathering in the area with intentions of
attacking Hai Lang, LZ Jane and the various highway bridges. C Company
had been kept busy with search and destroy missions in the villages
between Highway 1 and the coast, as well as road and bridge security.
The emphasis, according to the 2/5 Cav History (1968) "... was placed
on the enemy's food supply; having taken away his fortress, the Cavalrymen
were now attempting to starve him out of the area entirely."
C 1/5 was used to air assault southeast of Quang Tri. We were in the rear
of a NVA regiment battalions. The entire company was airmobiled onto one
side of Highway 1. Company A was used just south of the road for
blocking positions. We went forward and ran into the 812th NVA regiment.
Along with supporting helicopter gunships, we quickly destroyed this fighting