joint operation DAVY CROCKETT/BINH PHU 3 information
3 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
for 3 BDE 1 CAV
From date 660504 to 660516
Operation DAVY CROCKETT
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Bong Son
Description: This combined search and destroy operation revisited the MASHER/WHITE WING area near Bong Son was conducted by the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cav Div and ARVN units. Again the NVA and VC offered resolute resistance, often entrenched or firing out of large, hardened clay anthills.
The source for this information was Rand; Rise & Fall P:107
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.
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