PATCH - Mike Force, 3rd BN, II CTZ - Vietnam War - RARE

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
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  • Sold Date: Apr 21, 2010
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US Special Forces,

Green Berets

Mobile Strike Force / Mike Force

MIKE FORCE

Patch of Mike Force (Mobile Strike Force), 3rd Battalion, II Corps Military Tactical Zone. This unit repsonsible for the BlackJack 31 Missions.

II Corps -

Kontum Province and Quang Ngai Province to North, South to Quang Duc, Lam Dong and Binh Thuan, borders Cambodia, Ho Chi Minh Trail paths and trails throughout. Includes, An Khe, Nha Trang.

Airborne Mike Force

Mobile Strike Force Units, previously known as Mobile GUerrilla Force, manned and led by US Special Forces Operatives and indigenous, Mercenary Personnel

Excellent Rare Piece Measures, 4.3 x 3 inches ( 11 x 7.5cms )

Mike Force, 3rd battalion (Mobile) had a strength of some 550 operatives, all Special Forces Trained, led by some 50 to 60 US Special Forces Operatives. By 1967 the Battalion was spread out and attached to varying Special Forces post through CTZ II, including Pleiku, Dak To, Lan Thien, Ban me Thuot and Dak Pek.

The battalion was capable of existing without re-supply, and often without detcection by the enemy for periods of up to 60 days, when if required. It seldom spent much time in the field with locating the enemy and was involved in some of the larger out-post battle of the early Vietnam War at
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