Operation Hump was a search and destroy operation initiated on 8 November 1965 by the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in an area about 17.5 miles north of Bien Hoa. The 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment deployed south of the Dong Nai River while the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, conducted a helicopter assault on an LZ northwest of the Dong Nai and Song Be Rivers. The objective was to drive out Viet Cong fighters who had taken position in several key hills.

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  • Operation Hump was a search and destroy operation initiated on 8 November 1965 by the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in an area about 17.5 miles north of Bien Hoa. The 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment deployed south of the Dong Nai River while the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, conducted a helicopter assault on an LZ northwest of the Dong Nai and Song Be Rivers. The objective was to drive out Viet Cong fighters who had taken position in several key hills. Little contact was made through 7 November, when B and C Companies settled into a night defensive position southeast of Hill 65, a triple-canopy jungled hill.
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  • many more wounded
  • 48 US killed
  • 2 Australian MIA (located and repatriated to Australia 5 June 2007)
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  • 22px Australia
  • 22px United States
  • 22px Viet Cong
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  • 1965-11-08 (xsd:date)
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  • United States/Australian victory, Viet Cong retreats.
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  • Total Force around 400
  • around 1200
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  • US paratroopers under heavy fire during Operation Hump.
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  • 48 (xsd:integer)
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  • many more wounded
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  • STAFF FILM REPORT 66-13A
  • STAFF FILM REPORT 66-1
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  • United States/Australian victory, Viet Cong retreats.
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  • around 1200
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  • Operation Hump was a search and destroy operation initiated on 8 November 1965 by the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in an area about 17.5 miles north of Bien Hoa. The 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment deployed south of the Dong Nai River while the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, conducted a helicopter assault on an LZ northwest of the Dong Nai and Song Be Rivers. The objective was to drive out Viet Cong fighters who had taken position in several key hills.
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  • Operation Hump
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