Army Reporter information
175 AHC was a US Army unit
for 175 AHC
For date 680831
13 CAB was a US Army unit
334 AWC was a US Army unit
145 CAB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Vinh Long Province, IV Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Vinh Long
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 31 Aug 1968 issue.
Helicopter gunship crews of the 13th CAB killed 15 VC soldiers in scattered contacts in the Delta region. In a series of encounters 14 miles NE of Vinh Long, helicopter gunship crews from the 175th AHC, 13th CAB reported killing 15 VC. The chopper crews also destroyed seven structures and sank four sampans during the action. Canal interdiction teams from the 334th AWC, 145th CAB encountered heavy traffic along enemy infiltration routes near Tay Ninh. The flight leader directed the night missions in numerous firing passes on flotillas of the enemy sampans. Rockets and minigun fire from the gunships destroyed 35 sampans and leveled three structures.
The source for this information was 6808AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines
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