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199 LIB was a US Army unit
for 199 LIB
50 ARVN REGT
From date 670514 to 670516
50 ARVN REGT was a Undefined unit
Description: A 50th ARVN REGT battalion CP was overrun by the VC near Saigon. The 3/7th Inf, 199 LIB had to conduct an airmobile assault to retake the compound as part of its support for operation FAIRFAX. This action lasted two days and would net only 12 VC killed.
The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:135
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.
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