operation PRAIRIE I information

For date 670131

Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Operation PRAIRIE I
South Vietnam
Description: This operation ended. At its height it involved six Marine infantry battalions and accounted for the largest number of enemy casualties for a single Marine operation to that date: 1,397 enemy KIA and 27 captured. Marine casualties were 239 KIA and 1,214 WIA.

The source for this information was USMC H 1967, P 9

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023