operation HIGHLAND information
for 1 BDE 101 ABN

From date 650822 to 651002

1 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
1 CAV DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation HIGHLAND
Binh Dinh Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, An Khe
Description: The 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division conduct a coordinated airmobile assault and ground attack to open the An Khe pass then clear and secure Route 19 from Qui Nhon to An Khe and then to Pleiku. The Brigade moved by air and boat from Cam Ranh Bay to the Qui Nhon area to conduct this operation which secured the An Khe base area for the soon-to-arrive 1st Air Cavalry Division. Casualties: US 21 KIA, VC 692 KIA.

The source for this information was Rand; Chron P:4; Mad Minutes by Clodfelter

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023