operation report information

For date 670318


Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Operation PRAIRIE II
South Vietnam
Description: Operation PRAIRIE II ended. The NVA lost 694 killed and 20 captured which the Marine casualties were 93 killed and 483 WIA. Approximately a third of the KIAs and two-thirds of the WIA resulted from NVA mortar and artillery fire. The NVA had proven they could use supporting arms as well as the allies. The NVA also left several large mass graves (200 bodies in one) from these battles along the DMZ.

The source for this information was USMC H 67, P 14


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