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NVA and VC Units March 1972
II Corps Tactical Zone

Generally this summary is limited to battalions or higher. Because of this format, it is sometimes difficult to work back up to subordination of all units. An asterisk indicates a border area unit (i.e., along the border) but believed to be in South Vietnam at the time. Transportation and other service-type battalions have been omitted. "RR" indicates recoilless rifle, not railroad.

Military Region 5

  • 407 VC Sapper Bn, Khanh Hoa

Nong Truong

  • 3 NVA Inf Division
    • HQ Binh Dinh
    • 12 NVA Inf Regt [4th, 5th, 6th Bns]
    • 2 NVA Inf Regt [1st, 2nd, 3rd Inf, 4th Sapper, 5th Art Bns], Binh Dinh
    • 90 NVA Engr Bn, Binh Dinh
    • 200 NVA Air Def Bn, Binh Dinh

Binh Dinh Province

  • 50 VC LF Inf Bn, Binh Dinh
  • E 210 VC LF Inf Bn, Binh Dinh
  • 405 VC LF Sapper Bn, Binh Dinh
  • 8 NVA LF Inf Bn, Binh Dinh

Khanh Hoa Province

  • K12 NVA LF Inf Bn, Khanh Hoa
  • Khanh Hoa VC LF Sapper Bn, Khanh Hoa

Phu Yen Province

  • 96 VC LF Inf Bn, Phu Yen
  • K13 NVA LF Inf Bn, Phu Yen
  • K14 VC LF Sapper Bn, Phu Yen
  • 9 NVA LF Inf Bn, Phu Yen

Military Region 6

  • 130 NVA Art Bn, Binh Thuan
  • A16 NVA Sapper Bn, Tuyen Duc
  • 186 VC Inf Bn, Binh Thuan
  • 240 NVA Inf Bn, Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan Province

  • 481 VC LF Inf Bn, Binh Thuan
  • 482 VC LF Inf Bn, Binh Thuan

Tuyen Duc Province

  • 810 VC LF Inf Bn, Tuyen Duc

Military Region 10

Quang Duc Province

  • D251 VC LF Inf Bn Quang Duc

B3 NVA Front

  • [HQ] Kontum
  • 24 NVA Inf Regt [4th, 5th, 6th Bns], Pleiku
  • 66 NVA Inf Regt [*7th, 8th, *9th Bns], Kontum (from Cambodia)
  • 95B NVA Inf Regt [K1, K63, K394 Bns], Pleiku
  • 28 NVA Inf Regt [K1, K2, K3 Bns], Kontum
  • 40 NVA Art Regt [K16, K33, K40 NVA Art, K32 NVA (120mm) Mortar, K30 NVA Air Def Bns], Kontum
  • K25 NVA Engr Bn, Kontum
  • K37 NVA Sapper Bn, Kontum
  • *K20 NVA Sapper Bn, Kontum (from Cambodia)
  • 631 NVA Inf Bn, Pleiku
  • K28 NVA Recon Bn, Kontum
  • K80 NVA Sapper Bn, Kontum
  • K27 NVA Guard Bn, Kontum

Darlac Province

  • E 301 VC LF Inf Bn, Darlac
  • 401 VC LF Sapper Bn, Darlac

Kontum Province

  • 304 VC LF Inf Bn, Kontum
  • 406 VC LF Sapper Bn, Kontum

Gia Lai Province

  • 408 VC LF Sapper Bn, Pleiku
  • X67 VC LF Inf Bn, Pleiku
  • K2 NVA LF Inf Bn, Binh Dinh
  • 450 VC LF Sapper Bn, Binh Dinh
  • X45 VC Inf Bn, Pleiku

[There were also 93 VC and 1 NVA companies in ARVN MR 2: 87 maneuver and 6 combat support VC, 1 maneuver NVA.]



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