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For date 690221

9 MARINES was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
South Vietnam
Location, A Shau Valley
Description: In support of DEWEY CANYON, H Company, 9th Marines ambushed an NVA truck convoy on Route 922 just over the Laotian border. At that time this unit was not authorized to operate over the border, but MACV approved it for a short period.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:281+
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023