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Hill 689

Located at XD 803-409 in Quang Tri province, I Corps. First captured by India Company 3rd Battalion 26th Marines on June 29th, 1967. Another battle for this hill occurred April 16-19th 1968 involving Marines of the 1st Battalion 9th Marines. In this battle the Marines suffered 9 killed in action, 46 wounded in action, an astonishing 36 missing in action, and 12 non-combat-related casualties.

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