Battle on Vinh Loc Island information
101 ABN DIV was a US Army unit
for 101 ABN DIV
For date 680904
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Vinh Loc Island
Description: Three RP companies attempt a sweep of Vinh Loc island near Hue but are pinned down by intense enemy fire. Armed helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division provide suppressive fire permitting the RP units to break contact with the VC force estimated at two reinforced companies, possible a battalion.
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