operation APACHE SNOW information
for 3 BDE 101 ABN

From date 690510 to 690607

3 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
9 MARINES was a US Marine Corps unit
3 ARVN REG was a Undefined unit
South Vietnam
Location, A Shau Valley
Description: The 9th Marines, the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Div and the 3rd ARVN Regiment conducted this operation in the northern part of the A Shau Valley in western Thua Thien Province and claimed 977 known enemy casualties. This was a follow on to MASSACHUSETTS STRIKER.

The source for this information was OOB, Rise & Fall P:284+
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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