Army Reporter information

From date 710222 to 710227

Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Khe Sanh
Description: 15Mar71- Vietnam communiqué Feb. 22-27 Page 2 Military Region 1 A U.S. Army UH1 helicopter was hit by enemy ground fire, crashed and was destroyed in Quang Tri Province, 12 miles west of Cam Lo on the afternoon of Feb. 25. Four U.S. personnel were wounded. To the south, on Feb. 26, in Quang Nam province of the same region, a U.S. truck convoy traveling on QL1 was ambushed 11 miles northwest of Da Nang by an undetermined-size enemy force employing rocket, mortar and small arms fire. The convoy returned fire with organic weapons. Four U.S. soldiers were wounded and the convoy had light materiel damage. Enemy casualties are unknown.

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