operation report information
for C/1/27 INF
25 INF DIV

For date 661103


C/1/27 INF was a US Army unit
25 INF DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation ATTLEBORO
South Vietnam
Description: As part of ATTLEBORO, C/1/27th Inf, 25th Inf Div was cut off in high elephant grass after it had landed uneventfully but then stumbled into the 9th Recon Co, 9th VC Div. A/1/27th moving to aid C Co ran into a well-concealed bunker line and was engulfed in a furious hail of machine-gun and rocket fire. After several hours of hard fighting, the company continued its push forward. By the end of the day, both the 1/27th and 2/27th Inf bns were inserted into this fight.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:101
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.


Additional information is available on CD-ROM.

Please send additions or corrections to: Gary Roush Email address: webmaster@vhpa.org


Return to panel index

Return to Helicopter Pilot KIA index

Return to VHPA Home Page

Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association

Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021