joint operation report information
for 173 ABN

From date 650627 to 650630

173 ABN was a US Army unit
1 RAR was a Australian Army unit
Long Khanh Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, War Zone D
Description: The 173d ABN begins its first major offensive action by launching an operation into War Zone "D", about 20 miles northeast of Saigon. Vietnamese airborne units and an Australian battalion also participated in the three day operation which fails to make any substantial contact with the enemy.

The source for this information was Rand; Chronology P:2

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023