Sr. Lt Col Nguyen Huu An, Deputy Commander, B-3 Front (NVA/PAVN), Central Highlands, South Vietnam, mid-’60’s. Then Lt. Col An was the PAVN Battlefield Commander at Ia Drang.
An commanded enemy forces from a bunker on the slopes of Chu Pong Massif. An and his superiors claim a victory in spite of the heavy losses, and say they learned how to fight American forces and their helicopters.
Photo given to Lt. Gen Hal Moore (USA-RET) in Hanoi in Nov ’91 by Lt. Gen An (died spring of 1995).
General An’s official photo.
All photos Copyright heirs of Lt Gen An