Battle of Xa Cat information
1 INF DIV was a US Army unit
for 1 INF DIV
For date 671210
Primary service involved, US Army
Location, Xa Cat
Description: Elements of 1/18th Inf, 1/4th Cav, and A/6/15th Arty, 1st Inf Div occupied FSB Caisson VI located about four miles south of An Loc in the Xa Cat Rubber Plantation. At 0200 the FSB received heavy mortar fire followed by a ground assault. The Big Red One soldiers fought back the attack in which several enemy breached the perimeter. The 2/165th NVA Rgmt lost 205 dead in this battle.
The source for this information was Turner 1st Inf P:27 & 51
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