This Date in the Vietnam War – April 2nd

The following events took place on this date in Vietnam War History. We have gathered this information from sources deemed to be accurate. If you find any mistakes please contact us

1972

ARVN numbering over fifteen hundred soldiers at Camp Carroll, some miles south of DMZ, surrendered to the NVA. Camp Carroll was vital to South Vietnam for its 175 mm artillery with range of 20 miles. The surrender of Camp Carroll handed NVA a stronghold on western Quang Tri

Now the city of Dong Ha was threatened, Nixon authorized U.S. Navy ships  to strike with warplanes and gunfire

1973

President Thieu of South Vietnam ended a two day trip to the US. President Nixon vowed to continue financial aid to South Vietnam, up to congressional approval. Thieu promised to never again request the USA to to send more troops into South Vietnam

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Book

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