operation BENTON information

From date 670813 to 670901

TF OREGON was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation BENTON
Quang Tin Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Base Area 117
Description: Elements of Task Force Oregon conducted offensive operations to locate and destroy enemy forces and installations in Base Area 117 (BT2106). Contact was made with elements of the 21st NVA Regt, 2d NVA Div and the 72d LF Bn. Total enemy losses were 396 KIA (BC) and 86 KIA (P). Large caches of ammunition were uncovered and many buildsing and fortifications were destroyed. Some villages were found to be using NVA currency as the principle medium of exchange.

The source for this information was Americal Div ORL Oct 67

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