Waging brown water warfare: The mobile riverine force in the Mekong, 1966-1969

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dc.contributor.committeeChair Reckner , James R .
dc.contributor.committeeMember Walker , Donald R .
dc.degree.department History
dc.degree.discipline History
dc.degree.grantor Texas Tech University
dc.degree.level Masters
dc.degree.name Master of Arts
dc.rights.availability Unrestricted .
dc.creator Grau , Reagan Jay
dc.date.accessioned 2014 -06 -06T20 :13 :57Z
dc.date.available 2012 -06 -01T15 :27 :48Z
dc.date.available 2014 -06 -06T20 :13 :57Z
dc.date.issued 2006 -08
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /966
dc.description.abstract The Mobile Riverine Force was a marraige of one US Army infantry brigade and one US Navy task force . Together the two units plied the rivers and canals of the Vietnam's Mekong delta searching for the Viet Cong . This thesis discusses some of the events leading up to and including American involvement in the Vietnam War . Aspects of the Mobile Riverine Force remain the primary focus including the formation of the Mobile Riverine Base , the command structure of the MRF , operations in the delta , and the construction of the base at Dong Tam .
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject 9th Infantry Division
dc.subject Vietnam
dc.subject Mekong Delta
dc.subject Mobile Riverine Force
dc.subject Task Force 117
dc.subject US Navy
dc.subject US Army
dc.title Waging brown water warfare : The mobile riverine force in the Mekong , 1966 -1969
dc.type Thesis


Waging brown water warfare: The mobile riverine force in the Mekong, 1966-1969. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /966 .

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