Army Reporter information
for 23 INF DIV
1/1 CAV
196 LIB

For date 680914


23 INF DIV was a US Army unit
1/1 CAV was a US Army unit
196 LIB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tin Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Tam Ky
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 14 Sep 1968 issue. The Americal Division soldiers killed 141 enemy in a week of moderate contact. The 1/1st Cav, along with supporting elements, accounted for the major action of the week. In a series of scattered encounters, troopers of the various elements of the squadron killed 18 NVA soldiers and one VC, while apprehending three suspects and capturing two crew-served and six individual weapons in an area centered nine miles west of Tam Ky. Units of the 196th LIB killed eight VC when H/17 Cav called in artillery on a group of VC 16 miles NW of Tam Ky, resulting in three enemy killed. A reconnaissance element of the 4/21st Inf killed two VC seven miles south of Hoi An. The battalion C&C helicopter killed three VC in separate contacts four miles south of Hoi An.

The source for this information was 6809AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines


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