operation ATLAS WEDGE information
for 11 ACR
1 INF DIV
25 INF DIV

From date 690317 to 690324


11 ACR was a US Army unit
1 INF DIV was a US Army unit
25 INF DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation ATLAS WEDGE
South Vietnam
Description: Acting on intelligence that a larger NVA unit had infiltrated in the Micheline rubber plantation near Dau Tieng, the 1st Inf Div sent the 11th ACR and their 1/4th Cav. After making contact, the NVA were defeated with the "pile on" tactics using air strikes, air and armored cav, Rome Plows, and infantry. This action accounted for 421 enemy dead and 16 detainees.

The source for this information was The Army at War P 134+, Turner 1st Inf P:28


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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021