operation EL PASO I information
for 3 BDE 1 INF

From date 660519 to 660526


3 BDE 1 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation EL PASO I
South Vietnam
Location, Loc Ninh
Description: The 3rd Bde, 1st Inf Div killed 11 VC and captured ammo in this operation around Loc Ninh which resulted from information taken from a VC officer killed earlier. He had plans for an attack on Loc Ninh and the Special Forces camp.

The source for this information was Tunner 1st Inf Div P 30, Rise & Fall P:95+
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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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021