operation NEVADA EAGLE information
for 101 ABN DIV
3 BDE 82 ABN

From date 680517 to 690228

101 ABN DIV was a US Army unit
3 BDE 82 ABN was a US Army unit
1 ARVN DIV was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: The entire 101st Airborne Division plus the 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne conducted this reconnaissance in force, cordon and search operation aimed at supporting government pacification and rice denial efforts in central Thua Thien Province. Casualties: US 175 KIA, 1,161 WIA; enemy 3,299 KIA and 853 POWs.

The source for this information was Rand, OOB, Chron P:75

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021