operation ALAMO information
for B-52 SF DET
5 ARVN DIV

For date 680901


B-52 SF DET was a US Army unit
5 ARVN DIV was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation ALAMO
South Vietnam
Location, Song Be River
Description: Project DELTA conducted this reconnaissance operation for the 5th ARVN Div on the Song Be River near the Cambodian border. The lack of helicopter support reduced the ususal 12 recon teams operating at a time to only six. Twenty-seven missions were conducted and they uncovered a large number of base sites, hospitals, ammunition stocks, and food caches plus the discovery of a number of high speed, bamboo-matted infiltration trails.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:225


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