unit history information
for 361 AWC
52 CAB

From date 690610 to 690611

361 AWC was a US Army unit
52 CAB was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Ben Het
Description: The 361st Escort Company's unit history states that during this period Ben Het was completely surrounded and it was impossible for convoys to make it through to the besieged camp. The 52d CAB was charged with the major responsibility of resupplying the camp and the Panthers were called upon the escort the resupply aircraft which were always under heavy enemy fire. Many hits were sustained by all aircraft and the Panthers received their fair share.

The source for this information was 1969 Annual Sup Unit Hist by CPT Manns provided by Bettie Lou Jordan 1998

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021