operation HENRY CLAY information
for 1 BDE 1 CAV
3 BDE 1 CAV
C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV
1 BDE 101 ABN

From date 660702 to 660730


1 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
3 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
1 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation HENRY CLAY
Darlac Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Route 14
Description: This reconnaissance in force operation along Route 14 to the Cambodian border was a continuation of Operation NATHAN HALE by five battlions, four from the 1st Cav plus the 2/327th ABN from the 101st. Many of the 1st Cav units used this as a training exercise for replacements since their year was nearly up. Contact with the enemy was light. Casualties: US 4 KIA, 23 WIA; NVA/VC 33 KIA and 8 POWs.

The source for this information was Vietnam Battle Chronology P:20


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