Army Reporter information
for 1 BDE 5 DIV

From date 690107 to 690113

1 BDE 5 DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Quang Tri
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 27 Jan 1969 issue. An element of the 1/61st Inf killed two enemy during an ambush on Jan 10 six miles northeast of Quang Tri City. A further sweep of the beach area revealed one Chicom submachine gun. On Jan 13 elements fo the 1/62d Inf detained six suspects who were later confirmed as enemy, in an area eight miles northeast of Quang Tri. Six individual weapons were also captured.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023