Battle of Thon Phuoc Dien information
for 2/501 ABN
2 BDE 101 ABN

For date 680410

2/501 ABN was a US Army unit
2 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Quang Tri Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Thon Phuoc Dien
Description: As part of Operation CARENTAN II, Companies A, B, and D/2/501st Airborne, 2d Brigade, 101st Abn Div encounter an estimated six battalions of the 812th NVA Rgmt near the same village 12 miles southeast of Quang Tri. Casualties: U.S. 7 KIA and 35 WIA; enemy 66 KIA.

The source for this information was Chron P:69

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021