Battle of Tam Ky information
for 1/1 CAV
C/7/17 CAV

For date 680101

1/1 CAV was a US Army unit
F/8 CAV was a US Army unit
C/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Description: C/7/17th Cav, soon to be renamed F/8th Cav, was recently attached to the 1/1st Cav. This proved to be very successful air-ground cavalry team where the ACT would be the eye for the armored ground force. This was one of several battles they would fight west of Tam Ky.

The source for this information was HQ 1/1ST CAV Unit History Aug 67 thru May 68

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021