unit history information
for A/1 AVN
battle of Duc Co
52 CAB

For date 650815

A/1 AVN was a US Army unit
52 CAB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation DAN THANG 5
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Camp Holloway
Description: The A Company, 1st Aviation Battalion unit history states that during the Duc Co operation (DAN THANG 5), they provided aircraft each day to the 52nd Avn Bn for purpose of resupply, medical evacuation, and small troop placements throughout the operational area. The siege was finally broken on 15 August with the withdrawal of the VC regiment into Cambodia. Company A was released and returned to Ban Me Thout.

The source for this information was STAGECOACH, History of the 155th AML by CPT John A. Geurin

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