operation TUCSON information
for 1 BDE 1 INF

From date 670214 to 670221

1 BDE 1 INF was a US Army unit
3 BDE 1 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation TUCSON
Tay Ninh Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, War Zone C
Description: The 1st and 3rd Bdes, 1st Inf Div conduct a deception operation (prior to the launching of JUNCTION CITY) along the south-eastern edge of War Zone "C" and the northern sector of the Long Nguten secret Zone and the Michelin rubber plantation. In addition to capturing 1,700 tons of rice and 27 tons of salt plus bombs and mines, they killed 13 VC.

The source for this information was Rand, Turner 1st Inf P:31

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021