November 17-18, 1965Following the close of the fighting around LZ X-Ray, The NVA forces disengaged and disappeared into the surrounding foliage. Us commanders began to remove their troops from the field primarily by helicopter. Because of the extensive air traffic the 2nd battalion, 7th cavalry was ordered to march overland to an adjacent landing zone about two miles away designated LZ Albany. This movement was supposed to be merely a short march in the sun.
|Placed By||U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 316372 N 4452743|
|Decimal Degrees||40.20500000, -77.15760000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 12.3', W 77° 9.456'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 12' 18" N, 77° 9' 27.36" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Army Heritage Trail, Carlisle PA 17013, US|
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