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ENEMY EFFORTS AGAINST MAJOR III MAF BASES: MAY 1968



DANANG

DATE

TIME

INSTALLATION

TYPE ATTACK

CASUALTIES

MATERIAL DAMAGE

5 May

0120

III MAFHq

5-122mm Rkts

4 KIA. 8 WIA

Minor

5 May

0150

Airbase

l-122mm Rkt

None

Nona

S May

0200

FLC

15- 122mm Rkts

3 KIA, 15 WIA

Minor

5 May

0600

FLC

5-122mm Rkts

None

None

S May

2100

NSA Bridge Cargo Complex

4-122mm Rkts

None

None

9 May

0031

Airbase

4-122mm Rkts

None

None

9 May

0155

Airbase

5-122mm Rkts

5 WIA

l Air Force F-101 and l C-BO (light), l crater in runway

U May

2345

Airbase

6-140mm Rkts

None

2 EA-6A and l RF-4B (minort.l crater in runway

12 May

1758

Airbase

4-122mm Rkts

1WIA

2 VNAF A-1 (minor)

22May

0004

FLC

12-122mm Rkts

1WIA

10 2 1/2 ton trucks and l supply building damaged

29May

0140

Airbase

5-140mm Rkts

None

l C-117 (substantial) and l TA-4F (limited)

MARBLE MOUNTAIN

 

 

DATE

TIME

INSTALLATION

TYPE ATTACK

CASUALTIES

MATERIAL DAMAGE

5 May

0151

Air Facility

41 Rds Mtr/Rkts

1 WIA

2 CH-53 (mi nor)

12 May

1905

Air Facility

20 Rds Rkts

1 KIA, 17 WIA

4 CH-53 (2 substantial, 2 minor), 3 CH-46 and I (H (minor

20 May

0120

Air Facility

11 Rds Mtr

3 WIA

1 UH-1E (l substantial, l minor, 5 limited). 4 CH-46 (limited).Control Tower (minor) and Base Operations Building (minor)

22May

OZ11

Air Facility

12 Rds Mtr

4 WIA

2 CH-46 (limited), 2 UH-1E (minor)

CHU LAI

DATE

TIME

INSTALLATION

TYPE ATTACK

CASUALTIES

MATERIAL DAMAGE

fMay

0151

MAG-B and Runway

27-122mm Rkts

None

3 F-4B (minor), l HAWK missile launcher and 3 missiles destroyed

8 May

1750

MATCU-67

2-122mm Rkts

l KIA, 2 WIA

Ground Approach Radar Installation destroyed

U May

2207

MAG-B Ordnance Area

3-122mm Rkts

None

Minor

14 May

2317

MAG-B Barracks Area

2-122mm Rkts

2 KIA. 15WIA

l Living Quarters destroyed. 5 Living Quarters and l Supply Building damaged

23 May

0155

MAG-B Area

10-122mm Rkts

None

MAG-B PX destroyed

26 May

0125

Runway

7-122mm Rkts

None

None

PHU BAI/CAMP EVANS/CAMP EAGLE

 

 

DATE

TIME

INSTALLATION

FTPE ATTACK

CASUALTIES

MATERIAL DAMAGE

5 May

0205

Camp Eagle

14-Rkts

None

None

19 May

1925

Camp Evans

12- 122mm Rkts

KIA. 13 WIA

5 US Army helicopters destroyed. W helicopters and 6 fixed wing aircraft damaged

21 May

0030-0630

Camp Eagle

300 Rds 122mm Rkt/82mm Mtr, and Ground Atk

8 KIA. 20 WIA

Minor

21 May

0057

Phu Bai (Camp Hochmuth

153-82mm Mtr

33 WIA

Minor

27 May

0250

Phu Bai Airfield

98-82mm Mtr

5 KIA, 32 WIA

5 US Army fixed wing aircraft (minor). 6 CH-46 (minor). 6 UH-1E and 3 CH-53 (limited)

QUANG TRI

DATE

TIME

INSTALLATION

TYPE ATTACK

CASUALTIES

MATERIAL DAMAGE

5 May

0310

New Quang Tri Airfield

20-122mm Rkts

None

l CH-46 destroyed. 2 UH-34and l UH-1E (limited)

17 May

0950

Old Airfield (South of Quang Tri City)

4-122mm Rkts

4WIA

3 US Army CH-47 (substantial)



Chart from FMFPac, MarOpsV, May68, p. 58




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