Battle for Ha Thanh information
for A-104 SF DET

From date 680823 to 680928

A-104 SF DET was a US Army unit
CIDG was a Civilian Irregular Defense Group unit
AMERICAL DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Ngai Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Ha Thanh
Description: With the loss of Lang Vei and Kham Duc, the NVA escalated rocket attacks and skirmishing around the Ha Thanh SF CIDG camp which guarded the western approaches to Quang Ngai city. The SF A-104 Det and the Da Nang Mobile Strike Force reinforced by Americal Division elements fought with the NVA. NVA tanks were reported southwest of the camp which received heavy mortar and rocket attacks. AC-130 and numerous airstrikes were over during this almost continuous firefights. The NVA finally withdrew.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:200+

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023