operation report information
1 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
for 1 BDE 1 CAV
For date 660108
A/227 AHB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Description: During operation MATADOR, A/227th AHB inserted a company into LZ MAVERICK which was known to be on the side of a hill and thought to be covered by 3 to 4 foot brush. The 140 troops had to bail out of the helicopters into 12 to 15 foot brush. The infantry had come from LZs BRONCO and STALLION.
Comments: MAJ Worthland, Floyd; CO A/227 AHB; ;
The source for this information was Year of the Horse, P 222+
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