operation PRAIRIE III information
for 3 MAR DIV

From date 670319 to 670419


3 MAR DIV was a US Marine Corps unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Operation PRAIRIE III
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, DMZ
Description: This operation continued to pit elements of the U.S. 3rd Marine Div along the DMZ with the 324B and 341st NVA Divisions. As a result of the sharp actions in PRAIRIE II, the Marines committed as many as five infantry and four artillery battalions to PRAIRIE III.

The source for this information was Rand, USMC H 67 P 16-19


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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021