operation report information
for ACT 11 ACR
11 ACR

For date 690320


ACT 11 ACR was a US Army unit
11 ACR was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation ATLAS WEDGE
South Vietnam
Description: On D+3 of operation ATLAS WEDGE, the aero rifle platoon, ACT, 11th ACR became pinned down in two bomb craters by a large horseshoe-shaped fortification complex of the 320th NVA Regt. Trps L and M, 3rd Sqdn came to the rescue and became involved in a ptched battle. Four tanks were destroyed. The Sqdn CO landed his helicopter and directed the attack from the final tank. This attack swept through the NVA bunkers and then back again. After this, the Troops retrieved what equipment they could, established an NDP and evacuated their wounded.

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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