Diary 28 Aug - 3 Sep 1968
28 Aug - Quiet nite - A Co. opened road. B Co. RIF - 1 plat [B Co.] escort Engr to RC & CP O; C Co. opened road. B Co. got 1 POW & one body. At 1635, Engr convoy returning from culvert site was attacked. B Co. escort plat and A Co. reacted. Arty, helicopters & gun ships broke ambush. All [operable] vehicles cleared by 1830. Left 1 crane & 1 dump truck. One Engr KIA & 1 WIA. 2 BC.
[List of items that appears to be instructions to Company commanders and staff]
29 Aug - Quiet nite - C Co. on MSR, A Co. on MSR to CP T. B Co. RIF in local area then stand down. R escort TN-DT convoy. Neg contact. MG Williamson awarded SS to S-3 [Silver Star to Captain Cain Bridgeman.] [and] gave base camp staff pep talk. [I] Received guidance [from MG Williamson]
on convoy escort role.
30 Aug - Quiet nite - C Co. on MSR. A Co. stand down. B Co. on MSR to CP T. R stand down until 1200. Then escort Cu Chi - TN convoy both ways. C Co. attacked vic. North side of Big Rubber. 3 WIA. B Co. found 2 40 lb mines & 3 graves.
[List of items]
31 Aug - Quiet nite - B Co. & R open Rt 26. A & C Co's open Rt 22.
1 Sep - Quiet nite. RF outpost received mortar & rocket fire. A Co. & Recon opened MSR 22, B Co. opened MSR 26. C Co. stood down. B Co. found 1 Body.
2 Sep - 57th Mal Labor day Quiet nite - R at Rock Crusher (RC), open road to TN, reinforce C Co. C Co. open 22. A open 26. B Co. escort Rome Plow, replace FF plat, local RIF. Large mine on FF road - 1 Arty KIA, truck destroy; 1 RPG fired at A Co. 1700.
3 Sep - Quiet nite - R at RC, open road to TN, reinforce C Co. C Co. open 22. B Co. open 26. A Co. Plat escort Rome Plow, 2 plat escort engr at [FSB] Buell.
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