Bio: Lindau, Robert D. – Lance Corp. (Vietnam – 1966)
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 24 Nov 1966
Marine Lance Corporal, Robert D. Lindau, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lindau of rte. 1, Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), is serving with the second battalion, four Marine Regiment, third Marine Division in the Republic of Vietnam.
The second battalion first landed in Vietnam in May 1965 at Chu Lai, and became ne of the first U.S. Marine units to engage in combat with the enemy.
In July of this year they became one of the first units to fight the North Vietnamese Army in the northern sector of South Vietnam, near the demilitarized zone and participated in two multi-battalion operations – Hastings and Prairie.
Located near Phu Bai air strip, they provide security for several vital installations in the area.
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