operation UNIONTOWN information
for 199 INF BDE

From date 671217 to 680308

199 INF BDE was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam
Location, War Zone D
Description: This was the second operation to be named UNIONTOWN. Here, the 199th Light Inf Bde operations in War Zone D, Bien Hoa Province. This places the Brigade in excellent defensive positions near Bien Hoa and in proximity to the 11th ACR for the Tet offensive operations. The operation claimed 922 known enemy casualties.

The source for this information was Rand, OOB, Rise & Fall p:199
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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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021