operation SULTAN II information
for B-52 SF DET
282 AHC
Battle of Dak To

From date 680106 to 680125

B-52 SF DET was a US Army unit
282 AHC was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation SULTAN II
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Trap Valley
Description: There were two phases to these Project DELTA reconnaissance missions named SULTAN. They were conducted in the Plei Trap Valley. The teams confirmed that the 32d NVA Regt had moved into the area following the Battle of Dak To. During this phase, additional reconnaissance and roadrunner teams were inserted along the border to detect enemy movement to the east. An increased number of enemy sighting were made which lead to several light contacts. Casualties: Allies 14 KIA, 48 WIA; Enemy 28 KIA, 1 POW and 3 SA captured.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:225; IFFV ORLL qtr ending 31Jan68

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