operation RIVER RAIDER I information
for 2 BDE 9 INF
RAD 91
3/47 INF
MRF 9 INF

From date 670216 to 670320


2 BDE 9 INF was a US Army unit
RAD 91 was a US Navy unit
3/47 INF was a US Army unit
MRF 9 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation RIVER RAIDER I
Gia Binh Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Rung Sat Special Zone
Description: This search and destroy operation was conducted in the Rung Sat Special Zone along the Long Tau shipping channel leading to the port of Saigon. The 3/47th Inf Bn, 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division is supported by US Navy River Assault Division 91 of River Assault Squadron 9 in an attempt to disrupt enemy activities in a major VC base area. The joint operation is the first by units later to constitute the Mobile Riverine Force and claimed 12 VC KIA while suffering 8 US WIA.

The source for this information was Rand, Chron P: 37


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