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Photograph

Item Number: VA004310
 Photograph
Language
English
Number of Pages
1
Digital Object Type
Photograph
Original Repository
1817B
Physical Location
Photo Storage 000001293 box 18; folder 2

General Note / OCR

1st Division soldiers in Quang Tri province accounted for 207 communist soldiers killed and 12 detained during Operation Lam Son 79/XDNT, 8-9 July 1967. Friendly troops, consisting of two Infantry Battalions, one Regional Force Company and one Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) Troop, also captured 24 crew served weapons and 75 small arms. Many of the detainees were in their mid-teens. Friendly losses were 14 killed and 77 wounded.

Pub Credit Line
VA004310, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 23 Aug 2001 [Updated: 23 Aug 2001]