operation report information
for 8 ARVN ABN
5 ARVN ABN
42 ARVN REGT

From date 670806 to 670816


8 ARVN ABN was a Undefined unit
5 ARVN ABN was a Undefined unit
42 ARVN REGT was a Undefined unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Operation GREELEY
Kontum Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Dak Seang
Description: As part of GREELEY and the Battle of Dak To, the 42d ARVN Regt and the 8th ARVN ABN air assaulted an NVA bunker complex on a hill near Dak Seang. On the night of Aug 6, they threw back five NVA assaults from the 2d Bn, 174th NVA Regt. Ten days later these hard fighting units were able to return from the field.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:161; DAK TO P:119
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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