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Landing Zone Virgin

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Type  Army
Battles/wars  Vietnam War
Occupant  35th Infantry Regiment
In use  1968-9
Year built  1968
Occupants  2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment

Landing Zone Virgin is a former U.S. Army base northwest of Kon Tum, in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

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History

The base was established in April/May 1968 by the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment and was located approximately 33 km northwest of Kontum overlooking the northern Plei trap Valley.

The 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division operated here in April 1969.

Current use

The base is abandoned and has returned to jungle.

References

Landing Zone Virgin Wikipedia


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