battle report information
for 3/21 INF
196 LIB
174 AHC
Battle of Dong Ha

For date 680516

3/21 INF was a US Army unit
196 LIB was a US Army unit
174 AHC was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Mai Xa Chanh East
Description: With the Battle of Dong Ha over, at 0700 USMC helicopters began lifting the 3/21st Infantry from their battalion CP to Quang Tri using 40 lifts in 11 hours. From Quang Tri, they were flown by C-123s to FSB Baldy and hence by Chinooks to FSB Colts where they returned to the 196th LIB. The 174th AHC supported the 3/21st during their stay in the Dong Ha area.

The source for this information was Magnificent Bastards by Nolan P:393

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021