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List of United States of America battles in the Vietnam War, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Vietnam War involving the United States of America is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Vietnam War battles that involved Vietnam War you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Attack on the USNS Card is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Attack on the USNS Card Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The Attack on the USNS Card was a Viet Cong operation during the Vietnam War. It took place in the port of Saigon in the early hours of May 2, 1964, and mounted by commandos from the 65th ...more

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Battle of A Shau is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of A Shau A Sầu Valley, Vietnam - The Battle of A Shau was waged in early 1966 during the Vietnam War between the North Vietnamese Army and the forces of the United States and South Vietnam. The battle began on March 9 and ...more

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Battle of An Lao is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of An Lao An Lão District, Vietnam - The Battle of An Lão occurred after the Viet Cong captured the district headquarters of An Lão, Binh Dinh, about 300 miles from Saigon. Viet Cong rebels launched an early morning ...more

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Battle of An Lộc is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of An Lộc Bình Long Province - The Battle of An Lộc was a major battle of the Vietnam War that lasted for 66 days and culminated in a decisive victory for South Vietnam. In many ways, the struggle for An Lộc in 1972 was an ...more

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Battle of Ap Bac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ap Bac Tien Giang Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Ấp Bắc was a major battle fought on January 2, 1963, during the Vietnam War. It was fought in Định Tường Province, South Vietnam. On December 28, 1962, US intelligence detected the ...more

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Battle of Ap Gu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ap Gu Tây Ninh Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Ap Gu occurred during 31 March and 1 April 1967 during Operation Junction City, a search and destroy mission by American military forces in Tay Ninh Province of South Vietnam, to ...more

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Battle of Ba Gia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ba Gia Ba Gia, Vietnam - The Battle of Ba Gia was a major battle that marked the beginning of the National Liberation Front's Summer Offensive of 1965, during the early phases of the Vietnam War, which is known in ...more

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Battle of Ban Dong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ban Dong Ban Dong, Phitsanulok, Thailand - The Battle of Ban Dong was a major battle of the Vietnam War that took place in Laos, involving the North and South Vietnamese armies. The battle lasted from February 8 to March 20, 1971. Before ...more

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Battle of Ban Houei Sane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ban Houei Sane Ban Houei Sane, Laos - The Battle of Ban Houei Sane was a battle of the Vietnam War that began on the night of 23 January 1968, when the 24th Regiment of the North Vietnamese 304th Division overran the small Laotian ...more

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Battle of Bình Gia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Bình Gia Phuoc Tuy province - The Battle of Binh Gia, which was part of a larger communist campaign, was conducted by the Viet Cong from December 28, 1964, to January 1, 1965, during the Vietnam War in Bình ...more

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Battle of Bong Son is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Bong Son South Vietnam - The Battle of Bồng Sơn was the second major battle for the US 1st Cavalry Division, an airmobile unit of divisional strength, during the Vietnam War. It also was called Operation Irving. A month ...more

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Battle of Chan La is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Chan La Ca Mau, Vietnam - The Battle of Chà Là was a battle of the Vietnam War. The assault by Viet Cong forces was one in a series of attacks since the battle of Ap Bac back in January, in an attempt to ...more

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Battle of Coral–Balmoral is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Coral–Balmoral Bình Dương Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Coral–Balmoral was a series of actions fought during the Vietnam War between the 1st Australian Task Force and the North Vietnamese 7th Division and Viet Cong, 40 kilometres ...more

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Battle of Dak To is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Dak To Đắk Tô, Vietnam - The Battle of Đắk Tô was a series of major engagements of the Vietnam War that took place between November 3 to 22, 1967, in Kon Tum Province, in the Central Highlands of the Republic of ...more

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Battle of Fire Support Base Ri... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Fire Support Base Ripcord Fire Support Base Ripcord, Vietnam - The Battle of Fire Support Base Ripcord was a 23-day battle between the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division and the North Vietnamese Army from July 1, 1970 until July 23, 1970. It was the last ...more

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Battle of FSB Mary Ann is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of FSB Mary Ann Fire Support Base Mary Ann, Vietnam - The Battle of FSB Mary Ann occurred when Viet Cong sappers attacked the U.S. firebase located in Quảng Tín Province, South Vietnam early on the morning of 28 March 1971. Fire support base ...more

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Battle of Go Cong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Go Cong Gò Công, Vietnam - The Battle of Go Cong was a small battle during the Vietnam War. It took place on September 3, 1963, after the General Staff of the Viet Cong called for "another Ap Bac" on South ...more

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Battle of Hamburger Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Hamburger Hill Dong Ap Bia, Vietnam - The Battle of Hamburger Hill was a battle of the Vietnam War that was fought by the United States and South Vietnam against North Vietnamese forces from May 10–20, 1969. Although the heavily ...more

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Battle of Hat Dich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Hat Dich Phuoc Tuy province - The Battle of Hat Dich was a series of military actions fought between Australian and New Zealand forces of the 1st Australian Task Force and the North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong during the ...more

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Battle of Hiep Hoa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Hiep Hoa Hiep Hoa, Vietnam - The Battle of Hiep Hoa was a minor battle of the Vietnam War. On the night of November 22, 1963, an estimated 500 Vietcong fighters overrun the Hiep Hoa Special Forces Camp, resulting in four ...more

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Battle of Hill 881 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Hill 881 Khe Sanh, Vietnam - The Hill Fights was a battle during the Vietnam War between the People's Army of Vietnam 325C Division and United States Marines on several hill masses north of the Khe Sanh Combat Base in the I ...more

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Battle of Hoa Da – Song Mao is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Hoa Da – Song Mao Bình Thuận Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Hoa Da–Song Mao was a series of actions fought in August and November 1968 during the Vietnam War, between the Việt Cộng's 200C Battalion and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam ...more

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Battle of Ia Drang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ia Drang Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam - The Battle of Ia Drang was the first major battle between regulars of the United States Army and regulars of the People's Army of Vietnam of North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The two-part ...more

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Battle of July Two is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of July Two Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam - The Battle of July Two was a short engagement of the Vietnam War that took place along Route 561 between Gia Binh and An Kha, during Operation Buffalo. Leading up to this battle, the North ...more

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Battle of Kham Duc is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Kham Duc Quang Nam Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Kham Duc was a major battle of the Vietnam War. The event occurred in Khâm Đức, now district capital of Phước Sơn District, then in Quảng Tín Province, between 10–12 ...more

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Battle of Kontum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Kontum Kon Tum, Vietnam - The lead-up to the Battle of Kontum began in mid-1971, when North Vietnam decided that its victory in Operation Lam Son 719 indicated that the time had come for large-scale conventional ...more

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Battle of Lang Vei is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Lang Vei Quảng Trị Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Lang Vei began on the evening of 6 February and concluded during the early hours of 7 February 1968, in Quảng Trị Province, South Vietnam. Towards the end of 1967 the 198th Tank ...more

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Battle of Lima Site 85 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Lima Site 85 Houaphanh Province, Laos - The Battle of Lima Site 85, also called Battle of Phou Pha Thi, was fought as part of a military campaign waged during the Vietnam War and Laotian Civil War by the Vietnam People’s Army and the ...more

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Battle of Loc Ninh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Loc Ninh Bình Long Province - The Battle of Lộc Ninh was a major battle fought during the Easter Offensive during the Vietnam War, which took place in Bình Long Province, South Vietnam between 4–7 April 1972. Towards ...more

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Battle of Long Tan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Long Tan Phuoc Tuy province - The Battle of Long Tan took place in a rubber plantation near Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The action was fought between Australian forces and Viet Cong ...more

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Battle of Nam Dong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Nam Dong Nam Dong CIDG Camp, Vietnam - The Battle of Nam Dong took place from July 5-6 1964, when the Viet Cong and PAVN attacked the Nam Dong CIDG camp in an attempt to overrun it.

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Battle of Ong Thanh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Ong Thanh Bình Dương Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Ong Thanh was fought at the stream of that name on the morning of October 17, 1967, in Chơn Thành District, at the time part of the old Bình Dương Province, South ...more

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Battle of Pat To is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Pat To Lam Dong Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Pat To was a series of raids conducted by the Việt Cộng 200C Battalion against elements of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam 3/53rd Regiment, 23rd Infantry Division during the ...more

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Battle of Phuoc Long is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Phuoc Long Phước Long Province - The Battle of Phước Long was a decisive battle of the Vietnam War which began on December 12, 1974, and concluded on January 6, 1975. The battle involved the deployment of North Vietnam's 4th ...more

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Battle of Prek Klok I is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Prek Klok I Tây Ninh Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Prek Klok I occurred on February 28, 1967 during Operation Junction City, a search and destroy mission by American military forces in Tay Ninh Province of South Vietnam, to the ...more

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Battle of Prek Klok II is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Prek Klok II Tây Ninh Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Prek Klok II occurred on March 10, 1967, during Operation Junction City when American military forces were conducting a search and destroy operation against the Viet Cong forces in ...more

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Battle of Snuol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Snuol Snuol District, Cambodia - The Battle of Snuol was a major battle of the Vietnam War, conducted by the Army of the Republic of Vietnam as part of Operation Toàn Thắng TT02. The battle lasted from January 5 to May

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Battle of Song Be is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Song Be Sông Bé Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Sông Bé was a major action between the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam and Army of the Republic of Vietnam in May 1965. Planned as a major show of ...more

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Battle of Suoi Bong Trang is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Suoi Bong Trang Bình Dương Province, Vietnam - The Battle of Suoi Bong Trang was an engagement fought between US, Australian and New Zealand forces, and the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War. The battle occurred ...more

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Battle of the Iron Triangle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of the Iron Triangle Rach Bap, Vietnam - The Battle of the Iron Triangle took place on May 16, 1974, when the 9th Division of the Vietnam People's Army backed by a small contingent of tanks launched an attack on Rach Bap, took ...more

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East Sea Campaign is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
East Sea Campaign South China Sea - The East Sea Campaign was a naval operation which took place during the closing days of the Vietnam War in April 1975. Even though it had no significant impact on the final outcome of the war, ...more

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Battle of Xa Cam My is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Xa Cam My Phuoc Tuy province - The Battle of Xa Cam My was fought over two days from April 11–12, 1966, 10 miles south of the village of Cam My in Phuoc Tuy Province, during the Vietnam War. Originally planned as a U.S. ...more

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Battle of Xuân Lộc is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Xuân Lộc Xuân Lộc District, Vietnam - The Battle of Xuan Loc was the last major battle of the Vietnam War in which the Army of the Republic of Vietnam committed almost all their remaining mobile forces, especially the South ...more

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Battle of Đồng Hới is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Đồng Hới Đồng Hới, Vietnam - The Battle of Đồng Hới was a clash between United States Navy warships and three North Vietnamese air force MiG-17F fighter bombers, several torpedo boats and shore batteries on April 19, 1972 ...more

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Cambodian Civil War is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Cambodian Civil War Khmer Republic - The Cambodian Civil War was a conflict that pitted the forces of the Communist Party of Kampuchea and their allies the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the Viet Cong against the government ...more

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Easter Offensive is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Easter Offensive Vietnam - The Easter Offensive was a military campaign conducted by the People's Army of Vietnam against the Army of the Republic of Vietnam and the United States military between March 30 and October 22, ...more

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Fall of Saigon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Fall of Saigon Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The Fall of Saigon was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People’s Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975. The event marked ...more

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Battle of Saigon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Battle of Saigon Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The First Battle of Saigon, fought during the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War, was the coordinated attack by communist forces, including both the North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong, ...more

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1975 Spring Offensive is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
1975 Spring Offensive South Vietnam - The 1975 Spring Offensive was a series of increasingly large-scale and ambitious offensive operations by North Vietnam and the Viet Cong that began on 13 December 1974. The eventual goal of ...more

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Mayaguez incident is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Vietnam War Battles Involving the United States Of America
Mayaguez incident Koh Tang - The Mayaguez incident, which took place between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the United States from May 12–15, 1975, less than a month after the Khmer Rouge took control of the capital Phnom Penh ...more