On the 27th
of June, 1968, a battle, one of many that preceded and succeeded it, was fought
on the eastern fringe of a place called War Zone D, approximately 70 miles
north of Saigon.
decimated a Vietnamese Ranger battalion and most of a Main Force Viet Cong
division. It inflicted heavy casualties on an American armored cavalry force. A
wide variety of elements, unmentioned in press dispatches, participated from
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