operation report information
for 173 ABN

From date 651008 to 651014

173 ABN was a US Army unit
1/RAR was a Australian Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Iron Triangle
Description: Following one of the first B-52 strike of the war in support of ground troops, the 173d Abn Bde put the 1/503d and 2/503d Abn Bns in LZs near Ben Suc and the 1/RAR midway between Ben Cat and Ben Suc. Enemy contact was light but they did uncover supply caches.

The source for this information was DAK TO by Murphy P:28; Sky Soldiers by Turner P:16; Chronolog P:5

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023