operation ENTERPRISE information
3 BDE 9 INF was a US Army unit
for 3 BDE 9 INF
From date 670213 to 680311
3/39 INF was a US Army unit
2/60 INF was a US Army unit
5/60 INF was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Long An Province, III Corps, South Vietnam
Description: This long-term, combined operation by the 3d Brigade, 9th Inf Div (3/39th, 2/60th, and the 5/60th Inf Bns) with ARVN, Regional and Popular Forces had the goal to clear the VC from Long An Province. The 25th Inf Div would contributed the 2/14th Inf and eventually the 199th LIB would commit the 2/3d, 3/7th and the 4/12th Inf Bns. Their primary foe was the 506th VC Bn. The operation claimed 2,107 known enemy casualties versus 74 US KIA and 380 WIA.
The source for this information was Rand, OOB, Rise & Fall P:145
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.
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