operation report information
3 BDE 101 ABN was a US Army unit
for 3 BDE 101 ABN
For date 690510
9 MARINES was a US Marine Corps unit
was a Undefined unit
Operation APACHE SNOW
Location, A Shau Valley
Description: In support of APACHE SNOW, the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Div conducted a combat assault along the Laotian border west of the A Shau Valley and established a FSB at Ta Bat, an abandoned village. Only light resistance was met and the troops began sweeping eastward through the valley.
The source for this information was 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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