Army Reporter information
for 1 INF DIV

For date 680713

1 INF DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Saigon
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 13 July 1968 issue. The 1st Inf Div experienced a week of light fighting, killing 25 enemy. An ambush element of the 2/16 Inf set up an ambush site along a well used trail 28 miles north of Saigon. The trail had been discovered the previous day while soldiers were conducting recon-in-force operations. The path showed signs of foot and oxcart use. As the riflemen waited a group of enemy walked into the kill zone. The infantrymen detonated claymore mines and engaged the enemy with rifle fire, killing six.

The source for this information was 6807AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023