Battle of Ap Bau Bang information
for 1 INF DIV
A/1/4 CAV
2/2 INF

For date 651112


1 INF DIV was a US Army unit
A/1/4 CAV was a US Army unit
2/2 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation BUSHMASTER
South Vietnam
Description: The first significant battle for the 1st Infantry Division was fought on Highway 13 when A/2/2nd Inf Bn, A/1/4th Cav, and C/2/33rd Arty were attacked in their NDP at 0725 while supporting a road runner operation as part of BUSHMASTER. In all three assaults were launched at the perimeter. Once the VC mortar and recoilless rifle fire positions were identified, airstrikes and arty were applied. The VC left 198 bodies in the area.

The source for this information was Tunner 1st Inf Div P21&122


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