operation report information
for 1/9 MARINES

For date 690223

1/9 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, the 1st Bn, 9th Marines was halted bt an extensive bunker system. Artilley and air saturated the defenders and then A and D Cos seized the fortifications.

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