Army Reporter information

For date 680106

RTAVF REG was a Undefined unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Bien Hoa Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Bien Hoa
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 6 Jan 1968 issue. An estimated VC battalion-size force attempted to overrun a company patrol of the Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment in Bien Hoa Province. The fight began when the enemy launched a three-sided attack. The Queen's Cobras returned fire from fortified positions, and at one point engaged the enemy in hand-to-hand combat. After four hours, enemy force broke contact until just before dawn when the fighting began again. Fifty-four VC were killed in the fierce fight.

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

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