August 1970 - From Klinsky's war dairy:
From Klinsky’s war dairy:
12 August 7:30 AM
20 rockets were fired 1800m in front of us aimed at Sharon. Our tanks and mortars fired up the launch site, as did 105’s from Ann. Tried to sweep the area but was tri-can – nothing.
Brigade security platoon ambushed in our AO. 2KIA, 2 WIA
17 August PM
27 sank completely in Quang Tri River. CBL.
I’m going in for E-5 board. 47 in front of us hit mine. CBL. Roland minor back injuries and shock, Lea paralyzed 2 fingers – also his 3rd mine! Sent stateside.
passed 5 board
28 hit mine. CBL. Minor injuries.
18 hit mine. CBL.
11 hit mine. CBL. Minor injuries.
22 hit mine. CBL. Minor injuries.