ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Plei Me, 1965
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 11, 2020
Joe Schneider ©Stars and Stripes
Plei Me, South Vietnam, December, 1965: Servicemembers pass through the gate of the Plei Me Special Forces camp. Two months earlier, a handful of American troops and about 250 Montagnard tribesmen living nearby held off a Viet Cong attack on the camp until reinforcements arrived.
Stars and Stripes' December, 1965 story about the battle at Plei Me.