unit history information
A/7/17 CAV was a US Army unit
for A/7/17 CAV
For date 700525
Primary service involved, US Army
Description: A/7/17th Cav reported their Scouts began receiving intense fire while on a recon mission. Two observers were wounded and the Guns made runs using rockets and mini-guns. This resulted in the discovery of a very large enemy compound. The results of the mission was complete destruction of all buildings, bunkers, and 4 vehicles. Three vehicles were also destroyed on a different approach to the area. Three VC surrendered under the CHOU HOI program.
The source for this information was A/7/17 history by WO1 Charles E. Smith III
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