Army Reporter information
for 11 LIB
3 BDE 1 CAV
1/9 CAV 1 CAV
Operation = WALLOWA

For date 680106


11 LIB was a US Army unit
3 BDE 1 CAV was a US Army unit
1/9 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation WHEELER
South Vietnam
Location, Truong Giang
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 6 Jan 1968 issue. The 4300-man 11th LIB arrived in-country to join the division in southern I Corps Tactical Zone. There are three maneuver battalions, one artillery battalion and combat service support units in the brigade. Units of the 3rd Bde, 1st Cav Div, in Operation Wheeler/Wallowa, killed 45 enemy in one day's action. Gunships of the 1/9th Air Cav used searchlights to spot 25 enemy sampans along the Truong Giang River. The choppers sunk all 25 sampans and killed one enemy soldier.

The source for this information was 6801AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines


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