Army Reporter information
for 101 ABN DIV
2/501 ABN

From date 681027 to 681103

101 ABN DIV was a US Army unit
2/501 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Hue
Description: The following is an edited version from the weekly Vietnam Communique column in the 18 Nov 1968 issue. The 101st Abn Div killed 52 enemy in a week of light contact. Soldiers of the division and supporting gunship crews killed 18 enemy Nov 1, found the bodies of two others and detained three suspects. Paratroopers of the 2/501st Inf found two enemy bodies in a bunker complex 20 miles SW of Hue. Later the same day a battalion reconnaissance patrol, operating 12 miles SW of Hue, killed six enemy during a brief exchange of fire with an estimated enemy platoon.

The source for this information was 6811AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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Date posted on this site: 05/13/2023