|View from the north bank looking towards the firebase and river squadron base|
|Huey ablaze at the first village|
|Lurking RPG takes out the M48|
The VC forces lurking near the firebase simply sniped at the base with their mortar hoping to lure a US force out on patrol. The US air landing at the first village on the south bank proved a desperate enterprise. The first Huey which landed was knocked out by the 82mm RCL and the survivors of the squad which got out of the wreck were overwhelmed by a VC assault. The second squad which landed fell victim to 2 ambushing NVA squads. The supporting Huey Cobra’s rocket pods did cause casualties on the Red forces. The main action was on the north bank as Bart forced his road column along the narrow track. The leading M48 tank and M113 both fell victim to my RPG team. Having eliminated the RPG team the US continued their advance but ambushes and assaults by my 3 infantry squads knocked out a further 6 vehicles.
|Monitor inspecting innocent looking junk|
At the end of the evening we decided to continue the game with a further relief attempt to be planned by the US forces. Once again thanks to Suzanne Wilson for the catering on the evening.
All my photos with descriptions athttps://www.flickr.com/photos/bill26048/sets/72157643797616734/
|Soft transport ablaze on the north bank road|