operation AUSTIN IV information
for 173 ABN BDE
1 BDE 101 ABN

For date 660501

173 ABN BDE was a US Army unit
1 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation AUSTIN IV
Phuoc Long Province, South Vietnam
Description: Operation AUSTIN VI begins. A search and destroy operation is conducted by elements of the 1st Brigade, U.S. 101st Airborne Division and the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Phuoc Long and Quang Duc Provinces against the NVA 3rd Battalion, 141st Regiment, forcing it to retreat to its sanctuary in Cambodia. The operation terminates on 18 May 1966.

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