unit history information
for A/1 AVN
145 CAB
173 ABN

For date 650912

A/1 AVN was a US Army unit
145 CAB was a US Army unit
173 ABN was a US Army unit
RAR was a Australian Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Saigon
Description: The A Company, 1st Aviation Battalion unit history states they were preparing for movement to Saigon to work with the 145th Avn Bn. The operation involved lifting elements of the 173d Airborne Brigade and the Royal Australian Regiment into an area 5Km north of Ben Cat. Six air mobile companies plus USAF elements were involved in the operation. The operation consisted of making five lifts from Bien Hoa to an LZ north of Ben Cat. This area was known as War Zone D and had long been a sanctuary for thie VC.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023