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

From date 680505 to 680506

1/4 CAV 1 INF was a US Army unit
A/7/1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Binh Duong Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Phu Loi
Description: The II Field Force Vietnam quarterly ORLL reported that B/1/4 Cav of the 3d Bde, 1st Inf Div while conducting reconnaissance in force operations six kms SW of Phu Loi, contacted an unknown size enemy force. A/1/4th Cav reinforced and light fire teams of A/7/1st Air Cav supported. Enemy losses were 137 killed (66 credited to A/7/1st Air Cav). Friendly losses were 19 wounded. The following day, elements of the 1/4th Cav supported by artillery, airstrikes, light fire teams and AC47 (Spooky) continued to attack the enemy SW of Phu Loi, killing 303 while suffering four US killed.

The source for this information was II Field Force Vietnam quarterly ORLL period ending 31 July 1968 from Walker Jones P:25

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