Battle of La Chu information
for 1/501 ABN
2/501 ABN
2/17 CAV
2/34 ARM

From date 680505 to 680506

1/501 ABN was a US Army unit
2/501 ABN was a US Army unit
2/17 CAV was a US Army unit
2/34 ARM was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Hue
Description: As part of Operation CARENTAN II, elements from the 1/501st, the 2/501st Airborne, the 2/17th Cav, and 2/34th Armor supporting the 2d Brigade, 101st Abn Div encounter an enemy force about three miles northwest of Hue. Casualties: U.S. 1 KIA and 18 WIA; enemy 55 KIA.

The source for this information was Chron P:69

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023