Army Reporter information
101 ABN DIV was a US Army unit
for 101 ABN DIV
From date 681027 to 681103
2/501 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
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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