unit history information
for 1/18 INF
1/4 CAV 1 INF
A/7/1 CAV

For date 680504

1/18 INF was a US Army unit
2 BDE 1 INF was a US Army unit
1/4 CAV 1 INF was a US Army unit
A/7/1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Bien Hoa Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Di An
Description: The II Field Force Vietnam quarterly ORLL reported that the 1/18th Inf, 2d Bde, 1st Inf Div conducted reconnaissance in force operations in the vicinity of Di An. At 0945H, approximately six kms NW of the city, D/1/18th Inf received small arms, automatic weapons, M-79 and RPG fire. The company returned the fire with organic weapons, airstrikes, artillery and light fire teams. Companies A and B/1/18th and Troops A and B/1/4th Cav plus A/7/1st Air Cav reinforced the contact which continued until 2150H and resulted in 257 enemy killed and five captured. Seven US were killed and 27 wounded.

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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