operation SILVER LAKE information
for 3 BDE 9 INF
3/39 INF
2/60 INF
5/60 INF

From date 670109 to 670119

3 BDE 9 INF was a US Army unit
3/39 INF was a US Army unit
2/60 INF was a US Army unit
5/60 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Bien Hoa Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Hat Dich Special Zone
Description: This search and destroy operation was designed to search the Hat Dich Special Zone and was one of the first operations conducted by the newly arrived 9th Infantry Division. The 3/39th, 2/60th, and 5/60th Inf Bns operated under the control of the 3d Brigade, 9th Inf. This force would make contact with elements of the 274th Main Force VC Regiment.

The source for this information was Vietnam Battle Chronology P:33

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023