Attack on Plei Me SF camp information

For date 651023

Primary service involved, Vietnamese Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Me
Description: The ARVN relief force reached the 33d NVA Regt's ambush position four kilometers up Prov Route 5 from Plei Me. The fighting continued for two days. The ARVNs had the high ground and the Allies punished the NVA with air strikes. During this period the Project DELTA force at Plei Me was still trying the clear the NVA from the high ground near the camp. Medevac helicopters were finally able to clear the wounded from Plei Me.

The source for this information was We Were Soldiers Once P:53

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023