November 14, 1967 : Marine general killed in Vietnam

Introduction

Maj. Gen. Bruno Hochmuth, commander of the 3rd Marine Division, is killed when the helicopter in which he is travelling is shot down. He was the most senior U.S. officer to be killed in action in the war to date.

Article Details:

November 14, 1967 : Marine general killed in Vietnam

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    November 14, 1967 : Marine general killed in Vietnam

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marine-general-killed-in-vietnam

  • Access Date

    December 13, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks