Army Reporter information
for 101 ABN

From date 710215 to 710221

101 ABN was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Thua Thien Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Location, Hue
Description: 08Mar71- Vietnam communiqué Feb. 15-21 Page 2 101st Abn Div In Thua Thien Province of Military Region 1 on the afternoon of Feb. 21, an element of the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) engaged an unknown number of enemy in an area 25 miles west-southwest of Hue. Helicopter gunships supported the action. One enemy was killed. Some of the air-delivered ordnance fell short of the target and fragments killed one U.S. soldier and injured four others. An investigation is in the process to determine the cause of the short firing.

The source for this information was 7103AR.AVN supplied by Les Hines

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