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