unit history information
for C/2/20 ARA

For date 660127


C/2/20 ARA was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Bong Son
Description: The battalion history states that during the afternoon a C Battery aircraft monitored a radio call from a four man patrol trapped by an enemy unit, near bong Son. The helicopter flew directly to the area, located the enemy positions from which cam concentrated automatic weapons fire. The VC positions were immediately taken under fire and were neutralized sufficiently for the patrol to break contact. This allowed the patrol to withdraw to a clearing where the same helicopter extracted them.

The source for this information was 2/20 ARA History 1966 by MAJ Emil F. Moller


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