unit history information
for 155 AHC

For date 670826

155 AHC was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Darlac Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Camp Coryell
Description: The 155th Aviation Company unit history states that at 2355H, Camp Coryell was the target of an enemy mortar attack. Twenty-three mortar rounds exploded inside the perimeter of the compound, damaging some maintenance facilities and several aircraft. None of the rounds struck the contonment area which houses the men in the compound. There were no injuries to military personnel, however ten adults and four children living in a housing project south of the compound were injured. The attack left a total of ten wounded and four dead among the civilian population. The surprise attack lasted only three minutes. Two gunship and a flare ship were immediately dispatched but failed to detect any activity in the area. The enemy force, suspected to be a small strike force, hit and then escaped into the jungle.

The source for this information was 1967 Unit History of the 155th AVN by SP4 Hunter

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