February 25, 1972 : U.S. troops fight biggest battle in nearly a year

Introduction

U.S. troops clash with North Vietnamese forces in a major battle 42 miles east of Saigon, the biggest single U.S. engagement with an enemy force in nearly a year. The five-hour action around a communist bunker line resulted in four dead and 47 wounded, almost half the U.S. weekly casualties.

Article Details:

February 25, 1972 : U.S. troops fight biggest battle in nearly a year

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    February 25, 1972 : U.S. troops fight biggest battle in nearly a year

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-fight-biggest-battle-in-nearly-a-year

  • Access Date

    November 21, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks