Attack on Plei Me SF camp information
for 2/8 CAV 1 CAV

For date 651027

2/8 CAV 1 CAV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Plei Me
Description: The 2d Battalion, 8th Cav passed through the battered Plei Me CIDG camp and retook the southern outpost from the NVA. The marked the first time an American infantry unit had battled in response to an SF CIDG camp in trouble.

The source for this information was Green Berets at War P:137

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023