Battalion 1969 Time Line Index
~ 720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association Vietnam History Project ~
Allied Troop levels In South Vietnam for 1969
South Vietnamese 897,000
American 475,200
Australian 7,670
New Zealand 550
South Korea 48,870
Philippines 190
Thailand 11,570

U.S. Casualties 1969: 11,527 Killed (all categories), 55,390 Wounded, 112 Missing In Action
720th MP Battalion Casualties 1969: 1 Killed In Action, 2 Line Of Duty Deaths, 7 WIA-Incomplete.
North Vietnamese Army & Viet Cong : 132,051 Killed, with 5,905 captured in action.
MP Corps
18th MP
89th MP
720th MP

These Website Timeline pages contain summarized outlines for many of the operations and events the Veteran's of the 720th MP Battalion participated in.

     Much more detail to include many personal accounts of the events can be found in the books Vietnam Journal, Volume-I "We did it all and then some," and Volume-II "Operation Stabilize." They are great mementoes of your service for your children & grandchildren. Click on the book Icon to the right for information on purchasing the the hard or softcover set. All royalties benefit Reunion Association programs & operations.


The National Archives has reported that there are no Daily Staff Journal/Duty Officer’s Logs, DA form 1594’s, from Battalion S-3 on file for the year of 1969. If anyone can provide access to any or has any information on any 720th MP Battalion activities for this year please contact the History Project Manager via any of the Email Links in this Time Line section.

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