North Vietnamese Commander

The above picture is of Sr. Lt. Col. Nguyen Huu An, Deputy Commander, B-3 Front (NVA/PAVN), Central Highlands, South Vietnam, mid-’60s.

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 despite the heavy losses and say they learned how to fight American forces and their helicopters.

General An
General An's official photo as a General Officer