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10 Mar 68 Ivy Leaf

Battery Fires 500,000th

Shot In War

LZ BALDY—Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 9th Artillery recently fired its 500,000th round in support of the Ivy’s 3rd Brigade. Major General Samuel Koster, Americal Division commander pulled the lanyard firing the memorable shell.

The l05mm round was fired from Landing Zone Uptight, south of Chu Lai where the 3rd Brigade is conducting Operation Muscatine with the Americal Division.

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