operation BOLD MARINER information
for HMM-362

From date 690113 to 690209

HMM-362 was a US Marine Corps unit
SLF-A was a US Marine Corps unit
2/26 MARINES was a US Marine Corps unit
HMM-164 was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Quang Ngai Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Batangan Peninsula
Description: This cordon, search, and sweep operation was the largest amphibious assault of the War. It combined assets of both SLF Alpha and Bravo with elements from the Americal and 2d ARVN Divisions to work the old Operation STARLITE area on the Batangan Peninsula. The Americal Division's Operation RUSSELL BEACH was complementary to this operation. Casualties: U.S. - 5 KIAs, 32 WIAs; enemy - 60 KIAs and 26 POWs.

The source for this information was Chron P:87; USMC H 1969 P:300

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