Battle of Duc Lap

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Battle of Duc Lap
Part of the Vietnam War
Date August 22–24, 1968
Location Duc Lap Camp, South Vietnam
Result ARVN/U.S. victory
 South Vietnam
 United States
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Viet Cong
Commanders and leaders
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
South Vietnam: 38 killed
United States: 1 killed
303 killed

The Battle of Duc Lap was a battle of the Vietnam War where North Vietnamese forces attempted to overrun the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) Duc Lap Camp between August 22–24, 1968.


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