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Watch: Longe Range Reconnaissance Patrols (LRRP) in Vietnam

Long-range reconnaissance patrols, or LRRPs (pronounced “Lurps”), are small, heavily armed long-range reconnaissance teams that patrol deep in enemy-held territory. n December 1965, the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, formed a LRRP platoon, and by April 1966, the 1st Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade formed LRRP units as well. On 8 …

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