|Branch|| National Liberation Front (until 1976)
People's Army of Vietnam (1976-present)
|Role||Guerrilla (until 1976)
Regular infantry (1976-present)
|Part of||5th Infantry Division (Vietnam)|
The 4th "Đồng Nai" Regiment (also known as the 274 Viet Cong Main Force Regiment or VC 274th Regiment by the US and its allies ) was a regiment of the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. The regiment was part of the VC Division 5 and operated in the Bien Hoa, Đồng Nai, Phước Tuy and Long Khánh provinces.
The Regiment consisted of a headquarters and three battalions (1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions). Each battalion of the regiment consisted of a HQ, three rifle companies and a heavy weapons company. The regiment consisted of about 1,500 men, recruited from outside the area of their operation supplemented by North Vietnamese Army regulars. Local Viet Cong elements acted as scouts during operations.
The Regiment or its battalions participated in the battles of Suoi Chau Pha, Hat Dich, Long Khanh and during Operation Coburg against Australian Army forces and the Battle of Phuoc Long against the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.
- Wilkins 2011, p. 191.
- Horner 1990, pp. 457–458.
- Major General Nguyen Hong Phuc, Website of 5th Division Veterans
- Horner, David (1990). Duty First: The Royal Australian Regiment in War and Peace (First ed.). North Sydney: Allen and Unwin. ISBN 0-04-442227-X.
- Wilkins, Warren (2011). Grab Their Belts to Fight Them: The Viet Cong's Big Unit-War Against the U.S., 1965-1966. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1591149614.