Ha Thanh was opened on the 28 April 1965 by Cpt
J.A Helms A-5/33 team,
later on Ha Thanh A-team was designated as A-104. Ha Thanh is situated in the Son
Ha District, Quang Ngai Province
in the Highlands of South Vietnam. Like many more camps, Ha Thanh
was converted to Vietnamese Border Ranger late August
If you compare the 1966 photos with the 1970 ones,
you will notice that Ha Than like all A-camp has
harden itself, with some more concreted mortar pits and
especially by the entrance road.
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Mike C. Natale
passed away on the 5th of June 2010,
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on the Ha Thanh/Gia Vuc websites are work in
progress and are open to rectification.
Please get in touch if you have new material,
correction or information, see contact page.
Couple of articles on Ha Thanh are in the Green Beret Magazine,
Volume II, 1967, Issue 3 page 5 and issue 7 page
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