vietnamwarera: Operation Rolling Stone Dates: 7 Feb 1966 – 2 Mar…


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vietnamwarera:

Operation Rolling Stone

Dates: 7 Feb 1966 – 2 Mar 1966

Area of Operation: Binh Duong Province, III Corps

Allied Units: USA 1st Brigade & 1st Engineer Battalion 1st Infantry Division; 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR)

Allied Casualties: US 11 KIA, 72 WIA; Australia 2 WIA

Enemy Units: VC J10 Battalion 761st Regiment, 707 Battalion 763rd Regiment, D800 Battalion

Enemy Casualties: 149-173 KIA, 200 WIA, 15 POW

Objective: To provide security for the 1st Engineer Battalion as it worked on highways within the province; search and destroy.

Significance/Notes: Major engagement of the operation was the Battle of Suoi Bong Trang.

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