Elements of the Blue
(rifle) Platoon, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division
(Airmobile), "Eyes and ears of the Division," conduct combat
assault missions against the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops in
the An Lao Valley in conjunction with Operation "Pershing."
Private First Class Carl D. Demarco (Hawthorne, N.Y.), infantryman, searches
a destroyed Viet Cong supply cave. (National Archives)