Attack on Nui Ba Den information
25 INF DIV was a US Army unit
for 25 INF DIV
For date 680513
Operation TOAN THANG
Tay Ninh Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Nui Ba Den
Description: As part of TOAN THANG, the 25th Infantry Div manned a signal site, atop Nui Ba Den. The enemy attacked with a coordinated rocket, mortar, and sapper assault which penetrated the perimeter and severely damaged the radio relay equipment and facilities. Casualties: U.S. 19 KIA; enemy 25 KIA.
Unit attacked was 5SOG A324. Some members may have originated from 25th ID, as from the 588th. 26 US KIA, including two 05c's from our battalion. It was a masacre in every sense. Mostly 31m's up there, Inf and support, and one spook.
HHC 588th Engr Bn
Tay Ninh '68-'69
The source for this information was Rand; Chron P:73
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