Army Reporter information
for 1 BDE 5 INF
1/77 ARM
1 MAR DIV

For date 680831


1 BDE 5 INF was a US Army unit
1/77 ARM was a US Army unit
1 MAR DIV was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Con Thien
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 31 Aug 1968 issue. Elements of the 1st Bde, 5th Inf Div, in their first contact, killed 14 NVA soldiers in an action two miles east of Con Thien. Tankers from the 1/77th Arm moved out of their base with three tanks to assist a 1st Marine Div reconnaissance patrol which had come under attack. Two soldiers from the armor unit were wounded in the action.

The source for this information was 6808AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines


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