operation report information
for 11 ACR

For date 690318


11 ACR was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation ATLAS WEDGE
South Vietnam
Description: On D+1 of operation ATLAS WEDGE, 11th ACR helicopters returned to find only squads of NVA in the Michelin rubber plantation. APCs from the 1st Sqdn moved off FSB Holiday Inn and drove west through the "great swath" cut by Rome Plows from QL 13 into the plantation. The 3rd Sqdn followed. Soon the APCs and tanks were skirmishing as they responded to helicopter sightings.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:305
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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