operation COLBY information
for 9 INF
3/5 CAV 9 INF

From date 670120 to 670128

9 INF was a US Army unit
1 BDE 9 INF was a US Army unit
3/5 CAV 9 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation COLBY
Phuoc Tuy Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Phuoc Chi Special Zone
Description: This search and destroy operation had the goal to encircle and search the Phuoc Chi Special Zone and was one of the first operations conducted by the newly arrived 9th Infantry Division. The 2/39th, 4/39th, and 5/60th Inf Bns plus 3/5th Cav participated possibly under the control of the 1st Brigade, 9th Inf.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023