operation report information
for 2/17 CAV
2 BDE 101 ABN
1/501 ABN

From date 680530 to 680531

2/17 CAV was a US Army unit
2 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
1/501 ABN was a US Army unit
3/3 ARVN REGT was a Vietnamese Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Le Xa Dong
Description: As part of NEVADA EAGLE, the 2/17th Cav, two companies for the 1/501st Airborne, plus the 3/3d ARVN Regiment working for the 2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Div made contact during a cordon and search of Le Xa Dong, seven miles east of Hue. Casualties: US 6 WIA; enemy 142 KIA and 46 POW.

The source for this information was Chron P:75

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023