Fire Support Base Coral
Fire Support Base Coral was a fire and patrol base used by Australian, American and
New Zealandtroops during the Vietnam War. The base was situated 20 kilometres north of the city of Bien Hoa. On May 13 1968, troops from the North Vietnamese Army's 7th Division launched a surprise attack on Coral, The battle, which consisted of several actions, went on for 26 days. The action was the biggest unit-level battle of the Vietnam Warthat involved Australians.
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