9th Division (South Vietnam)

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9th Division
ARVN 9th Infantry Division SSI.svg
9th Division SSI
Active 1955-1975
Country  South Vietnam
Branch ARVN
Type Division
Part of IV Corps
Garrison/HQ Cần Thơ
Engagements

Vietnam War

Insignia
Division flag[1][2] Flag of the ARVN 9th Infantry Division.svg

The 9th Division of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN)—the army of the nation state of South Vietnam that existed from 1955 to 1975—was part of the IV Corps that oversaw the southernmost region of South Vietnam, the Mekong Delta.

The 9th Division was based in Can Tho, the largest city in the region.

History[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tucker, Spencer C. (2000). Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. pp. 526–533. ISBN 0874369835.