unit history information
for 3/17 CAV
3 BDE 25 INF

For date 680503

3/17 CAV was a US Army unit
3 BDE 25 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Filhol Plantation
Description: The II Field Force Vietnam quarterly ORLL reported that the 3/17th Air Cav Sqdn, operating with the 3d Bde, 25th Inf Div, conducted armed reconnaissance operations along the Vam Co Dong River and in the Iron Triangle, Ho Bo and Boi Loi Woods. At 0900H, three kms SE of the Filhol Plantation, B/3/17 Cav engaged an estimated 200 enemy. Artillery, mortars and airstrikes supported the contact which resulted in 31 enemy killed.

The source for this information was II Field Force Vietnam quarterly ORLL period ending 31 July 1968 from Walker Jones P:23

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