operation NEW LIFE information
for 173 ABN

For date 651115

173 ABN was a US Army unit
1 INF DIV was a US Army unit
10 ARVN DIV was a Undefined unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation NEW LIFE
Bien Hoa Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Vo Dat
Description: The 173d moved all its combat unit by air to Vo Dat for this operation to prevent the rice harvest from falling into enemy hands. Two infantry battalions and support elements from the 1st Inf Div and 10th ARVN Div joined this operation. The 1/503d conducted night saturation patrols and the Bde used LRPs for the first time. The results were 207 VC ralliers.

The source for this information was Sky Soldiers by Turner P:17

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023