Robert Lewis Linn, JrPrivate First Class
B CO, 3RD BN, 22ND INF RGT, 4 INF DIV
Army of the United States
22 December 1944 - 19 March 1967
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The database page for Robert Lewis Linn, Jr
Killed during the helicopter insertion into LZ Gold.
His courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten by the men of Bravo Company.
A Note from The Virtual Wall
THE ACTION AT FSB GOLD On 21 March 1967, at Soui Tre in Tay Ninh Province, 400 men of the 3/22nd and the 2/77th Arty stood off an attack by a reinforced regiment of North Vietnamese regulars until relieved by elements of the 2/22nd and the 2/34th Armor.
The North Vietnamese lost the battle. The men of 3/22, 2/77, 2/22, and 2/34 lost friends and comrades.
Presidential Unit Citation 3/22nd
Two days earlier, on 19 March, Bravo 3/22 lost nine men:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009