unit history information
for 1/52 INF 23 INF
B/123 AVN 23 INF

For date 690211

1/52 INF 23 INF was a US Army unit
B/123 AVN 23 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tin Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: The following is an edited extract from the 1/52 Inf S2/3 Journal. At 1400hrs a Warlord team near BT272091 picked up 1 VN Male trying to evade. He was approximately 50yrs old. 1405hrs near BT202041 killed 4 enemy wearing packs. One had a pistol belt and possibly 1 weapon. 1430hrs 1 military age male KIA near BT168038 trying to evade. Also two hootch destroyed with secondary explosions the size of possible mortar round in each hootch. Also in same area 1 WIA or KIA (not confirmed) 1 round sniper fire from BT165043 with no hits. 1430hrs detainee evacuated to LZ Professional and hence at 1520hrs moved to LZ Bayonet. 1515hrs a utility helicopter supporting this unit engaged one enemy wearing blank pants and a grey shirt evading to the northeast vicinity BT230140. Results: 1 VC KIA.

The source for this information was 6902_152_jrn supplied by Les Hines 11/30/1999

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