Army Reporter information
for 199 LIB

From date 690107 to 690113

199 LIB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Duc Hoa
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 27 Jan 1969 issue. In a week of light action the soldiers of the 199th LIB killed seven enemy. On Jan 7 the 5/12th Inf conducting a reconnaissance-in-force operation two miles south of Duc Hoa discovered two bodies of enemy soldiers killed Jan 6. Operating west of Saigon in the same area Jan 10 the unit killed one VC and captured his weapon. Three miles south of Duc Hoa, brigade elements sunk one sampan and destroyed several bunkers.

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

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023