unit history information
for A/1 AVN
attack on Plei Me SF Camp
52 CAB

For date 651024

A/1 AVN was a US Army unit
52 CAB was a US Army unit
22 ARVN RNG was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Me
Description: The A Company, 1st Aviation Battalion unit history states that the 52d Avaition Battalion was given the mission of deploying 400 ARVNs from the 22d Ranger Battalion along the route of an armed task force enroute to relieve the besieged camp. The troops were to secure likely ambush sites along the intended route of the task force. During the lift one helicopter struck stumps in the LZ and was destroyed with no injuries.

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