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Year1967
Month1
Day7
Hour9
Minute35
Sequence 
DateTime Group01070935
3/26 UnitM 3/26
Other Unit 
Map GridYD551307
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ActivityA Mike Company patrol received 9 WIAs when it detonated a mine at YD 551307. Two of the casualties were serious and were medevaced by helicopter. The mine was of the box type consisting of at least 10 lbs with nuts and bolts for shrapnel. It was detonated by being stepped on and had a bursting radius of 30 meters.
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  • Name: Gerald A Genco
    Comment Posted: 6/6/2012 12:09:36 PM
    Description: I was the Marine that detonated the mine on 7 Jan. 1967 @ 0935.

    I would like to say how I appreciate the effort you put forth in creating this database for all the Marines that served with the 3/26 in Vietnam.

    Sincerely,

    CPL Gerald A. Genco USMC retired.

    

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