unit history information
for 189 AHC
52 CAB
1/12 INF
2/503 ABN

For date 680110


189 AHC was a US Army unit
52 CAB was a US Army unit
1/12 INF was a US Army unit
2/503 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation MACARTHUR
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Kontum
Description: The 52d Aviation Battalion unit history states that as part of Operation MACARTHUR, the 189th AHC conducted a CA and final extraction in support of the 1/12th Inf, 4th Inf Div, vicinity of ZA885788. They lifted 254 pax in 42 sorties. The mission was conducted with no incidents and negative contact. The unit history also states that the 189th conducated a CA and final extraction in support of the 2/503d Abn, 173d Abn Brigade in the vicinity of Kontum. They lifted 252 pax in 40 sorties. The mission was conducted with no incidents and negative contact.

The source for this information was Sig Events 1 Nov thru 31 Jan 68 dated 31 Jan 68


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