Vietnam War / An Khe / Hon Cong Mountain

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ATTACKS  on CAMP RADCLIFF -  1968 (incomplete)

                                                                                                                                                              

Note: From what I've found, official summary reports during earlier years of the war sometimes left out some details of an attack/incident,  but I'm hoping to find more specific data as time goes on.
Example:
the MACV summary for the Oct 30th incident said "light damage, light casualties", and "unknown amount" for mortar rounds fired into base-camp.  Compare with info below, taken from after-action report.


- Feb 5
:    Mortar attack, type: 60 & 82mm,  40 rounds, 1 US KIA, 13 WIA (serious), 
                11 WIA (released back to duty).  Light Damage                                   

                                                                                                              



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Mar 4
:   Mortar attack, type: unknown;  2 separate events, @ 0130 and 0140;
                more than 15 rounds; No damage, light casualties.                          



- Jun 17
:  Mortar attack, type: 82mm; more than 80 rounds, 
                 Light damage,  no casualties.                            



- Oct 30
:  Mortar & Sapper attack. 82mm & RPG, more than 80 rounds;  1 suspect detained;
                Moderate damage.  Casualties: 1 US KIA, 11 WIA;  2 RVN KIA, 2 WIA.              
                 (To see "After-Action Report",  CLICK HERE   [PDF File]  )                               
                                                                                                                                
      Note: This is likely the "Tar Depot Fire" incident mentioned in photo  (Main Photo page),
               and described in "I Remember.." page,  topic:  "Do You Remember..:  Base Camp"
 
                              To see larger photos of Fire, CLICK Here.                                          

- Nov 11:  Mortar attack (symultaneous attack on town of An Khe), type 82mm;           
                 65 rounds; also 75mm R. Rifle; in two hf attacks; light damage, no casualties.
                 (Note:  to see "After-Action Report", 
CLICK HERE   [PDF File]  )                     



- Nov 12
:  Mortar attack, type: 82mm, 150 rounds;  light casualties and damage.       
                                                                                                                        


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