Attack on Plei Me SF camp information

For date 651029


Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Me
Description: At 2245H the camp received its last mortar barrage when ten rounds killed four and wounded eight CIDG soldiers inside Plei Me. During the battle, the Air Force 310th C-123 Squadron and the Army 92d Caribou Company lifted and parachuted over 333,000 pounds of supplies into the camp. Losses at Plei Me were 3 SF, 1 LLDB, 15 ARVN Rangers, 14 CIDG, and 1 American reporter KIA; 7 SF, 2 LLDB, 29 ARVN, 28 CIDG WIA. The NVA left 141 dead around Plei Me.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:136


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