Battle around Tien Phouc information
196 INF BDE was a US Army unit
for 196 INF BDE
For date 690309
Primary service involved, US Army
Location, Tien Phuoc SF Camp
Description: The 196th Inf Bde helicoptered two more battalions to reinforce the two it already had fighting the NVA southeast of Tien Phouc. The battle continued until the NVA began withdrawing about the 20th. By the 22d only snipers remained and the Americal Div pulled its units from the area.
The source for this information was Rise & Fall P288
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.
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