Army Reporter information
for 9 INF DIV

From date 690107 to 690113

9 INF DIV was a US Army unit
MRF 9 INF was a US Army unit
1 BDE 9 INF was a US Army unit
54 ARTY GRP was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Kien Hoa Province, IV Corps, South Vietnam
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 27 Jan 1969 issue. Elements of the 9th Inf Div and supporting forces killed 150 enemy in scattered contacts during the week. Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade's Mobile Riverine Force, concentrating their operationsin Kien Hoa Province, accounted for 20 of the enemy dead. Infantrymen of the 3/47th Inf, killed two VC 16 miles southeast of Dong Tam and found the bodies of nine enemy buried in fresh graves. The 2/39th Inf, 1st Bde killed seven VC. Five of the enemy were killed by a company which was air assaulted into an area west of Giao Duc, while another company engaged and killed two enemy after receiving fire from the VC in a rice paddy near Dong Tam. Guns of the 54th Arty Grp fired in support of 9th Div infantrymen four miles northwest of Tan An. The fire from the cannoneers of A/5/42d Arty, resulted in one VC killed, five bunkers destroyed and three secondary explosions.

The source for this information was 6901AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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