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OPERATIONS VIETNAM

Operation Name
"The Name of the Operation".  Sometimes a Vietnamese and an American name is given.
CTZ
S. Vietnam Corps Tactical Zone (I, II, III, IV)
TAO
Description of the tactical area of operation.  This can include provinces, cities, towns, or 
landmarks.
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
A listing of the American, South Vietnamese, or other allied units involved in the operation.  
Each force is designated with its branch of service (e.g. USA=US Army, USMC=US Marine 
Corps, USAF= US Air Force, USN=US Navy, ARVN=Army of the Republic of Vietnam, VNN= 
Enemy Units Involved
A listing of the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong units involved in the operation.  Each force is
 designated with its branch of service (e.g. PAVN=People's Army of Vietnam, VC=Viet Cong)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Total number of allied soldiers 	Total number of enemy soldiers 	Allied Killed-in-Action
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Allied Wounded-in-Action	Allied Missing-in-Action	Enemy Killed-in-Action
Enemy WIA
Enemy Wounded-in-Action
Objective of Operation
Descriptive narrative of the operation's objectives (e.g. search-and-destroy, reconnaissance in 
force, etc.)
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Descriptive narrative of the operation from beginning to end and its consequences.
Sources Used in Archive
A List of all the sources used to compile the information by title and author.


Operation Name
"Vinh Loc"
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province - Vinh Loc Island
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1968	9/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); USN; 54th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
17-65
CTZ
TAO
Phuoc Thanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/6/1965	7/9/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
19-65 (Opord 19-65)
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1965	8/2/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to disrupt suspected VC supply route from Rung Sat into III CTZ
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
24 - 65 (OPORD 24 - 65)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/14/1965	9/28/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
27 - 65 (OPORD 27 - 65)
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/23/1965	10/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Abilene
CTZ
III
TAO
40 miles east of Saigon, south of Cam My village; Phuc Tuy and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/30/1966	4/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division (USA)(reinforced by the 1st Battalion of the Royal 
Australian Regiment and the 161st New Zealand Artillery Battery); 173d Airborne Brigade 
(USA); II Field Force Vietnam (HQ)
Enemy Units Involved
D800 main force VC battalion
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	36 from Company C (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
71 from Company C (USA)	81-180 VC
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destory operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The major battle of the operation occurred on 11 April when Company C, 2d Battalion, 16th 
Infantry fought the VC force.  The U.S. killed a few of the VC and then followed the retreating
 soldiers.  However, the VC were falling back on their battalion base.  The VC attacked with 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adair
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/15/1967	6/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search and Destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adairsville
CTZ
III
TAO
Ben Hoa Province, defense of Long Binh
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1968	3/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Part of III corps Operation Quyet Thang
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adams
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/26/1966	3/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 47th 
ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
18B and 95th PAVN Regiments
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to protect rice harvest in Tuy Hoa/Tuy An Area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adelaide I
CTZ
III
TAO
III Corps Tactical Zone
Start Date	End Date
	5/30/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search-and-destroy operation and security and repair of Highway 16
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adelaide II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/31/1966	6/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy and cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended June 7 to move troops to Adelaide III
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Adelaide III
CTZ
III?
TAO
Di An to Phuoc Vinh
Start Date	End Date
	6/7/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy, road clearing from Di An to Phuoc Vinh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ahina
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces, War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	5/13/1967	5/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (HQ); 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry
 Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Aiea
CTZ
III?
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/8/1966	9/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry (2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ainslie
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/31/1967	9/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force, Vietnam (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Resettlement operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akron
CTZ
III
TAO
10 km North of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	5/8/1966	5/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akron (2nd part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuc Tuy and Bien Hoa Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/9/1967	6/29/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 9th Infantry Division; 11th Armored Cavalry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations in Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akron II
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/22/1967	8/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akron III
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/26/1967	10/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akron V
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - Southeast Binh Son rubber plantation
Start Date	End Date
	1/11/1968	1/21/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation in conjunction with 1st Australian Task Force operation 
DUNTROON
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Mlitary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Akumu / Xay Duong 12-7
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/8/1967	8/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 7th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ala Moana
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong, Hau Nghai, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1966	5/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to push VC away from a major rice producing area near Sai Gon; search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In December of 1966, the US troops occasionally made contact with the VC near Duc Hoa.  In 
1967 the Division moved to along Highway 1. CEDAR FALLS was taking place at the same time
 and part of the division temporarily served there.  In Late February the divison saw the 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Alabama
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/29/1966	3/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Alcorn Grove
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/21/1968	4/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Alexandria
CTZ
TAO
Duc Thanh and Xuan Loc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/4/1966	12/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Alice
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1966	9/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Security Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
All The Way
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1965	11/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
in conjunction with Operation LONG REACH
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Allegheny
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/19/1966	8/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destory operatoin
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Allenbrook
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province, Go Noi Island, west of Hoi An City
Start Date	End Date
	5/3/1968	8/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, & 3d Battalions, 7th Marines (elements, USMC); 3d 
Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, & 3d Battalions, 
27th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,017
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia; Vietnam: Order 
Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Allentown / Lam Son II South
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, and Gia Dinh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/21/1966	11/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Allons
CTZ
TAO
Dong Nai float bridge
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1968	4/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
168th Engineer Battalions; 100th Float Bridge Company; 573d Float Bridge Company
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Altoona
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1968	1/23/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Amarillo
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/22/1966	9/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Security operation, road clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ambush Ally
CTZ
III
TAO
Highway 13
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road and convoy security operation on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Anvil
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/16/1965	8/17/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Apache
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1966	6/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destory operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Apache Snow
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces, A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1969	6/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Battalions, 9th Regiment (USMC); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, 
USA)(3d Battalion, 187th Infantry; 2d Battalion, 501st Infantry; 2d Battalion, 506th Infantry in 
"Hamburger Hill"); ARVN 2d Battalion, 3d Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
29th Regiment (7th and 8th Battalions)PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	56-70 (US); 5 (ARVN)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
372 (US)	630-977 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to keep pressure on PAVN units and base camps in the A Shua Valley; to disrupt and destroy 
PAVN units to prevent attacks on the coastal provinces (included battle of Ap Bia Mountain or 
"Hamburger Hill"); a sweep and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
During the operation, most units encountered some resistance from the PAVN.  However, the 
3d/187th engaged in the most heavy fighting as they approached Ap Bia Mountain (Hill 937).  
Here the PAVN uncharacteristically decided to stand against U.S. frontal attacks.  The 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Selby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Arc Light (B-52 Raids)
CTZ
South Vietnam and Laos
TAO
South Vietnam and Laos, flown from Thailand and Guam
Start Date	End Date
	6/18/1965	8/15/1973
Allied Units Involved
USAF B-52 Stratofortresses (7th, 22d, 91st, 99th, 306th, 320th, 454th, 461st Bomb Wings
Enemy Units Involved
VC; PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	31 B-52s lost
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
USAF B-52 bombing missions to support ground tactical operations and to interdict enemy 
supply lines in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia and later to strike at targets in North Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
These operations were most often used in close air support (CAS) bombing raids of enemy 
base camps, troop concentrations, or supply lines.  They were usually carried out at high 
altitudes  and often called "aerial excavations" by the ground forces.  Most of the sorties were
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast History


Operation Name
Arcadia
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/8/1966	11/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions,1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ardmore
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1967	10/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ USMC); 1st Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 26th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
renamed Operation SCOTLAND at the end of October and continued
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Arizona
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/13/1967	6/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 7th 
Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Arkansas City I
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/18/1967	9/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Arkansas City II
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/24/1967	10/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Arlington
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/27/1969	1/27/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Arlington Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/3/1969	9/21/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HG, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Clear and search operation; security of Vandegrift Combat Base from rocket attacks
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Asheville
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/12/1966	5/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 9th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ashfield
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1970	5/25/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Rifle company reconnaisance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ashgrove Tram
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1968	3/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ashland
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1967	6/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations On Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Atalla
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1968	1/27/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA); 2d Brigade and 101st Airborne (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Athens
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province, 25 km south of Hue
Start Date	End Date
	5/23/1966	6/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation, patrol and ambush operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Atherton
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/10/1969	1/10/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Atlanta
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khang, Phuoc Tuy, Hau Nghia and Binh Duong Provinces, the Iron Triangle area
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1966	12/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Atlanta (2nd part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Hau Nghia Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/18/1967	12/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d and 3d Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN 
Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Atlantic City
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/13/1966	9/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 25th Infantry Division (USA); 173d Airborne Brigade 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Atlas I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Atlas Power
CTZ
III
TAO
Saigon Area
Start Date	End Date
	4/10/1969
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Atlas Wedge
CTZ
III
TAO
40 miles northwest of Sai Gon, in the Michelin Rubber Plantation area
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1969	4/2/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (USA): 25th Infantry 
(USA); 1st Cavalry Divisions (1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry)
Enemy Units Involved
VC; 7th PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	20 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
100 (USA)	421 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
part of the larger TOAN THANG III Operation beginning on 17 February 1969; to enact the 
Vietnamization program with securing the local hamlets from VC and PAVN inrfiltration and 
control, while supporting the ARVN units that were to manage the area.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The operation targeted the 7th PAVN Division.  Major contact developed on 30 March as the 
1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry followed a platoon-sized PAVN force north until the U.S. men came 
under fire in an ambush.  The cavalry-men positioned their armored personnel carriers (APCs) 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Attala
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/21/1968	1/27/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Attleboro
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone C, Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/14/1966	11/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
196th Light Infantry Brigade and 2d Brigade,25th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Infantry "Big Red
 One" Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division 
(USA); 173d Airborne Brigade(USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); ARVN Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
9th VC Division (101st PAVN Regiment, 271st, 272d, and 273d VC Regiments)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	155
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
494	1,106
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
A search-and-destroy operation meant to combat test the 196th Light Infantry Brigade against
 "light" guerrilla opposition
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation began as a single battalion air assault leading to a  search-and-destroy mission.
  By the time it ended in November, it had expanded into the largest U.S. Joint operation of 
the war at that time.  During Phase I, there was relatively little contact with the VC as the 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Auburn
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Security of Da Nang rocket belt in 1967
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Aurburn (2)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/28/1967	1/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search-and-destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Aurora I
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/9/1966	7/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Aurora II
CTZ
TAO
Phuong Lam Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1966	8/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Austin
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Thuan, Binh Tuy, Lam Dong, Phuoc Long and Quang Doc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1966	5/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Austin I
CTZ
III
TAO
Upper Dak Som River Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1966	4/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Austin II
CTZ
III
TAO
Northwest of Phan Thiet, along the II/III CTZ Boundary
Start Date	End Date
	4/11/1966	4/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Austin IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Quang Duc and Phuoc Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1966	5/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 173d Ariborne Brigade (USA); 45th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation on II/III CTZ boundaries near the Cambodian border
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Badger Catch
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/23/1968	1/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Badger Hunt
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province, Dai Loc District
Start Date	End Date
	11/13/1967	11/29/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation coordinated with Operation FOSTER
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Badger Tooth
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/26/1967	1/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Baek Ma (Whitehorse)
CTZ
TAO
south/southwest of Nha Trang
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1968	11/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th ROK Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Baird Silver
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/24/1970	5/4/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bald Eagle
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/8/1966	2/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Ballard Valley
CTZ
I
TAO
vicinity of Danang
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1970	9/19/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see operation Dubois Square
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Operation Name
Ballistic Arch
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - 7 km south of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1967	11/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
helicopter and amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Ballistic Charge
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces - 4 miles southwest of Dai Loc
Start Date	End Date
	9/16/1967	9/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Bangor
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/6/1966	9/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Banish Beach
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to destroy the enemy and to produce a sustained forest fire
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was Operation INFERNO until May 1968.  Bulk fuel was dropped from C-130s in 
concentrated areas.  The Operation was deemed cost prohibitive based on analysis of 
missions flown from April 1968 - August 1968.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Banjo Royce / Quang Trung 23/4
CTZ
II
TAO
Lam Dong and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/7/1968	6/18/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barbara Glade I
CTZ
I
TAO
Khe Sanh plain and Da Krong River valley
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1970	5/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
Project DELTA Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
intelligence gathering
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barbara Glade II
CTZ
I
TAO
Khe Sanh plain and Da Krong River valley
Start Date	End Date
	6/23/1970	6/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
Project DELTA Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Intelligence gathering
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Chekclist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barking Sands
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh and Binh Duong Provinces; in the Ho Bo Woods, Bui Loi Woods, Fillhol Plantation, and
 the Iron Triangle
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1967	12/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Included Operations KAWELA, AKUMU, WAIMEA, and KUNIA
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barracuda
CTZ
TAO
Khanh Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/19/1965	8/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist of United States Military OperationsIn Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barrel Roll
CTZ
Laos
TAO
northern Laos; stretching from Vientiane at the Thailand border north to the strategic Plain of 
Jars and then northeast to the Pathet Lao capital fo Sam Neua bordering Nnorth Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	6/9/1964	4/17/1973
Allied Units Involved
USAF: Hmong and irregular units; Royal Lao Air Force (RLAF); Royal Lao Army (RLA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; Pathet Lao
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to support ground forces of the Royal Laotian Government (RLG) and the CIA-trained Hmong 
irregular forces of Gen. Vang Pao
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation originated in response to the failure of the 1962 Geneva Accords which would 
have set Laos as an independent and neutral state.  In response to the Pathet Lao/PAVN 
offensive in the Plain of Jars, Johnson approved this air operation beginning in 1964.  The 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Barren Green
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/24/1970	7/26/1970
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious force (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Barrier Reef
CTZ
IV
TAO
Mekong Delta; extending from GIANT SLINGSHOT on the Vam Co Tay  along the Lagrange 
Canal from Tuyen Nhon to Ap Bac and westward along the Ong Lan Canal to the upper 
Mekong River at An Long
Start Date	End Date
	1/2/1969
Allied Units Involved
USN; SEALORDS
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to construct a fourth barrier by connecting TRAN HUNG DAO and GIANT SLINGSHOT
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Bastion Hill
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - Hai Long National Forest
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1967	10/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines
 (USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
code name for Operation MEDINA during the 1/3 move into area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operation In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bathurst
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/2/1966	10/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 5th and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Baton Rouge
CTZ
TAO
Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1966	10/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Batten Down / Dagger Thrust
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
7th Fleet Landing Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to destroy VC Installations and capture or destroy VC personnel and material
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Originally called DAGGER THRUST.  This was a series of short (usually 1 or 2 day) amphibious
 operations aimed at the destruction of Viet Cong installations and capturing or destroying VC 
personnel and material.  Code name changed to BATTEN DOWN in February 1966.
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Operation Name
Baxter Garden/ Lam Son 214
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/19/1968	4/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ); 1st and 2d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat sweep
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacan Torch
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/657	7/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force (HQ, USMC);  2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation and amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation phased into Operation CALHOUN on June 25.  CALHOUN ended on July 1.
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacon Gate
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/7/1967	8/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
sweeping mission
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
succeeded by Operation COCHISE
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacon Guide
CTZ
I
TAO
18 miles southeast of Hue
Start Date	End Date
	7/21/1967	7/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacon Hill
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - northeast of Dong Ha
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1967	3/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacon Point
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province - "Street Without Joy" area
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1967	9/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marine Regiment (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
sweeping mission; amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beacon Star
CTZ
I
TAO
Phase I: Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - along O Lau River in the area known as the 
"Street Without Joy"  Phase II: move to Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	4/24/1967	5/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase II was the "first battle of Khe Sanh."  The action moved to Khe Sanh on April 26 and 
engaged the enemy from april 27 - May 10.
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Operation Name
Bear Bite
CTZ
I
TAO
40 km south of the DMZ in the "Street Without Joy" area
Start Date	End Date
	6/2/1967	6/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 35d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Bear Chain / Fremont
CTZ
I
TAO
coastal region between Quang Tri City and Hue
Start Date	End Date
	7/20/1967	7/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
806th VC Battalion
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to attack the VC along their exposed section
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
attack on seaward exposed section of the 806th VC Battalion.  This operation was phased into
 Operation FREMONT on July 21.
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Bear Trap
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/11/1965	12/12/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beau Charger
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1967	5/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see Operation HICKORY
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Operation Name
Beau Diddly
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
amphibious operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaumauris
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/12/1967	2/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beauregard
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/24/1966	7/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation surveyed the Loatian/Cambodian border in the western highlands in the vicinity 
of Dak To.
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaver
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1965	12/21/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearing and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaver (2nd part)
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaver Cage
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces - Que Son Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/30/1967	5/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HG, USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; amphibious assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaver Dam
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1969	4/19/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
protection escort for land clearing operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beaver Track
CTZ
I
TAO
Cam Lo area south of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	7/4/1967	7/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Bee Bee
CTZ
II
TAO
Bong Son village and Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/26/1966	4/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Show of force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Beer Barrel
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1966	3/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Route security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Belfast
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/15/1966	8/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Belt Drive
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Nhung River south of Quang Tri City
Start Date	End Date
	8/27/1967	9/6/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was interrupted September 1-4 to take part in Operation LIBERTY.
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Belt Line
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province, Highway 13
Start Date	End Date
	2/18/1966	2/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearance and security operation on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Belt Tight
CTZ
I
TAO
DMZ buffer area south of Ben Hai River
Start Date	End Date
	5/20/1967	5/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning / Trail Boss
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/21/1966	5/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning II
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1966	6/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/30/1966	7/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning IV
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/31/1966	9/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning V
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/2/1966	9/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benning VI
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1966	10/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Benton
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/13/1967	9/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Bethlehem
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1966	10/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Big Horn
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/26/1965	10/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Big Horn (2d operation)
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/4/1967	4/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, 
9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Big Lodge
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/15/1966	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Big Muddy
CTZ
III
TAO
Saigon River
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1969	1/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Saigon River operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Big Spring
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	1/29/1967	2/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA); 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Billings
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long, Phuoc Long and Binh Duong Provinces - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	6/12/676	6/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binder I
CTZ
III
TAO
Bihn Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1965	11/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binder II
CTZ
III
TAO
 Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/2/1965	11/2/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binder III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/7/1965	11/7/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binder IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/8/1965	11/8/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binh Dinh
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/10/1965	8/11/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binh Son Support
CTZ
TAO
Chu Lai
Start Date	End Date
	12/3/1967	12/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binh Tay I (Tame The West)
CTZ
adjacent III and IV
TAO
Fishhook and  Parrot's Beak areas in Cambodia (Ratanakiri province)
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1970	5/25/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (USA); 40th Regiment, 22d Division, 2d Ranger Group (ARVN); 23d 
Division, 2d Ranger Group (ARVN); 2d Armored Brigade (ARVN); 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN B-3 Front in northeastern Cambodia
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	43
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
118	212 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Part of the Cambodian Incursion; part one of a four stage operation directed at logistical 
support complexes of the PAVN in northeastern Cambodia. This was the third MACV 
Cambodian assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The U.S. 4th Infantry Division did not particpate in this operation for long because it had 
recently been relocated to the area and had no forward installations and limited logistical 
support.  When the 3d Battalion, 506th Infantry attempted to land , they encountered heavy 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binh Tay II (Tame The West)
CTZ
adjacent III and IV Corps
TAO
along the Darlac and Pleiku Province in Vietnam (Ratanakiri Province)
Start Date	End Date
	5/14/1970	5/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
40th and 47th Regiments, 22d ARVN Division; 3d Armored Cavalry Squadron (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN B-3 Front
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	1 ARVN
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
4 ARVN	73 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Part of the Cambodian Incursion; part two of a four stage operation directed at logistical 
support complexes of the PAVN in northeastern Cambodia
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This part of the Cambodian Incursion began along the Darlac Province in Vietnam.  It was 
directed at Enemy Base Area 701.  The regiments of the 22d ARVN Division were inserted by 
helicopter while the Cavalry Squadron drove across the border.  Contact with the enemy was 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Binh Tay III (Tame The West)
CTZ
adjacent to III and IV Corps
TAO
Enemy Base Area 740, west of Ban Me Thuot, west of  Darlac and Quang Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/20/1970	6/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
23d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN B-3 Front (33d Regiment and 251st Transportation Battalion)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	29+ ARVN
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
77+ ARVN	98+ PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Part of the Cambodian Incursion; part three of a four stage operation directed at logistical 
support complexes of the PAVN in northeastern Cambodia
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation took place in three phases.  Phase one lasted from May 20 - June 3; Phase two
 lasted from June 4 - 12; Phase three lasted from June 19 - 27.  During the first phase, the 
23d Division was inserted to search for the PAVN 33d Regiment and 251st Transportation 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A  Political, Social & Military History, edited by 
Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast 
Asia


Operation Name
Binh Tay IV
CTZ
adjacent to III and IV Corps
TAO
Highway 19; Ba Kev
Start Date	End Date
	6/23/1970	6/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
22d Division ARVN task force; U.S. artillery and air cavalry support
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN B-3 Front
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	2 ARVN
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
8 ARVN	6 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Part of the Cambodian Incursion; part four of a four stage operation directed at logistical 
support complexes of the PAVN in northeastern Cambodia
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This final Binh Tay operation was unplanned.  An ARVN 22d Division task force, protected by 
the U.S. artillery and air cavalry, sought Khmer refugees at an army garrison and moved them
 to Ba Kev.  From there they were moved to Duc Co in Pleiku Province.  By the end of the 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Birdwood
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/29/1970	7/23/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to interdict movement to and from the Long Hai Mountains
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
a continuation of operation CUNG CHUNG
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Birmingham
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province - War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	4/24/1966	5/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division; 25th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bismark
CTZ
III
TAO
Highway 16 between Phuoc Vinh and Di An
Start Date	End Date
	11/25/1966	12/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation and road clearing along Highway 16 between Phuoc Vinh and Di 
An
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bismark / Brunswick
CTZ
III
TAO
Highway 13
Start Date	End Date
	3/24/1966	3/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation; road clearance on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Black Ferret
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/3/1965	11/5/1965
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Black Horse
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1966	3/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Black Lion
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/13/1965	10/13/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blackjack
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1967	5/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group; Mobile Guerrilla Forces 876
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blackjack 22
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/10/1966	1/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
OMEGA Team (B-50 Detatchment); Mobile Guerrilla Force 768
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
surveillance mission
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blackjack 23
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/3/1967	4/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Guerrilla Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blackjack 24
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/15/1967	4/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Guerrilla Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blackjack 25
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1967	5/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Guerrilla Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blast Out I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/2/1965	8/3/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blue Bonnet / Red Bayonet
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province, Highway 19
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1965	10/9/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blue Jay
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/30/1966	9/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to deploy the 196th Light Infantry Brigade from Vung Tau to Tay Ninh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blue Light (Holokai XII)
CTZ
II
TAO
from Hawaii to Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/23/1965	1/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
two Military Airlift Command units (USAF); the 60th and 61st Military Airlift Wings (MAW) 
(USAF); 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to transport men and equipment required for the 25th Infantry's advance deployment team; to
 transport the remainder of the 3d Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division; security operation for
 the arrival of the 25th Infantry Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the first major U.S. Air Force airlift operation of the Vietnam War.  It transported 
men and supplies from Hawaii to Pleiku in the middle of an already heavy transport schedule. 
 C-141s and C-133s were used to transport the cargo.  In the first phase of the operation, the
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Blue Marlin
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/10/1965	11/12/1265
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion VNMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
First joint Vietnamese-US amphibious landing
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Blue Marlin II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/16/1965	11/18/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 11th and 39th ARVN Raner Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bluefield
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/5/1967	6/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bluefield II
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/23/1967	9/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation, road clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bob Cat
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1966	1/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bobcat Tracker
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1966	2/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bold Lancer I
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1970	5/14/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bold Lancer II
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1970	6/28/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bold Mariner / Russell Beach
CTZ
I
TAO
Batangan Peninsula in Quang Ngai
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
two Marine Corps battalion landing teams (USMC); two battalions, 23d Division (Americal, 
USA)
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	56 USA/USMC
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	158 VC
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to support the pacification of the peninsula by clearing out VC forces and converting the 
Communist stronghold into an area of government control
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In this operation, the U.S. forces helped to round up VC forces.  They relocated civilians to 
tents where they were screened for VC cadres, and then returned home.  CORDS and the 
government approved these actions because the civilians would be returned to their homes in 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Bolivar
CTZ
TAO
from Lai Khe to Phu Chcong
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1966	4/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearing from Lai Khe to Phu Chcong
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Mlitary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bolling
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province; Tuy Hao Basin
Start Date	End Date
	9/19/1967	1/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 4th Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (173d Airborne 
Brigade, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	715
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy/combat operation against Communists in the Tuy Hao Basin; 
reconnaissance in force and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Lasted from Sept 19 1967 - January 31 1969.  It was suspended and then reinstated on 15 
October 1968, suspended again on 30 November 1968 and reinstated again on 22 January 1969.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bolo
CTZ
North Vietnam
TAO
Hanoi Area
Start Date	End Date
	1/2/1967	1/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
8th Tactical Fighter Wing (USAF); 366th Tactical Fighter Wing (USAF)
Enemy Units Involved
North Vietnamese Air Force
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
three flights (28 F-4s)	16 MiG-21s	no USAF losses
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	7 MiG-21s and 2 probable MiG-21s
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
ruse designed to engage North Vietnamese MiG-21s
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Before April 1967, Washington would not allow the Air Force to bomb DRV airfields and 
destroy the enemy's aircraft while it was grounded.  Operation BOLO became a plan to lure 
the MiG-21s into the air where they could be defeated.  F-4s imitated the formations of 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Bondi I
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/28/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
village cordon and search
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bondi II
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/31/1969	2/16/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boone
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/31/1967	4/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalionn 7th Marines
 (USMC); 2d ARVN Division; 2d ROK Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boston
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/6/1966	3/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boudinot
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/15/1967	12/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces; 27th MSF Company; Camp Strike Force, Trang Phuc CIDG Camp
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boulder
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
ca. December 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boundary Rider
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/27/1968	12/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
blocking and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bowen
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1967	5/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bowie
CTZ
III
TAO
Highway 13 in vicinity of Lai Khe
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1966	4/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; saturation patrolling along Highway 13 in vicinity of Lai Khe
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Box Springs
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1968	3/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 199th Light Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Boyd
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brandeis Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/2/1970	9/1/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive


Operation Name
Brandeis Blue I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Phu Bon, and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/2/1970	7/22/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brandeis Blue II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/27/1970	8/25/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brandywine
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/20/1967	2/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Breezeway
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province on Highway 13
Start Date	End Date
	2/14/1966	2/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearance and security operation on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bremerton
CTZ
TAO
Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1966	11/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 22d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bribie
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/17/1967	2/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive


Operation Name
Bright Light
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/9/1971	3/9/1971
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
prisoner of war recovery operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brisbane
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/16/1966	7/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bristol
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1966	4/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bristol Boots
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Nam Provinces - Ruong Ruong Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/24/1969	5/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Broken Hill
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1967	6/13/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Broome
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/18/1966	8/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brown
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/17/1967	6/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 4/51st ARVN 
Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brownsville
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1966	3/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brunswick
CTZ
III
TAO
along Highway 16 from Phuoc Vinh to Di An
Start Date	End Date
	3/24/1966	3/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation along Highway 16
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
See Operation BISMARCK
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Brush
CTZ
II/III CTZ Boundary
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/14/1967	1/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces (USA); Mobile Strike Force 25
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bryan White
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/20/1970	6/29/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry (USA); 2d Squadron, 1st Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buchanan / Wyatt Earp / Kam IV
CTZ
II
TAO
Highway 19
Start Date	End Date
	3/14/1966	3/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and security operation along Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buchanan II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province, along Highway 19 from Qhi Nhon to Pleiku
Start Date	End Date
	3/27/1966	5/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d Brigade 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearing along Highway 19 from Qhi Nhon to Pleiku
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buckner
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1967	5/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
OMEGA Team (B-50 Attachment)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bucks
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province- 15 km South of Danang
Start Date	End Date
	8/2/1966	8/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buckskin
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Hau Nghai Provinces - vicinity of Ho Bo Woods
Start Date	End Date
	1/12/1966	1/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; clearing operation north and west of Chu Chi; follow up to 
Operation CRIMP
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buena Vista
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Binh Hoa Provinces
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 5th ARVN Marine Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buffalo (I Corp)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, south of the DMZ at Con Thien
Start Date	End Date
	7/2/1967	7/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 
1st Battalion, 9th Marines (1/9)(USMC); 2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC);  3d Battalion, 9th 
Marines (3/9)(USMC); Battalion landing team (BLT) 1/3 from Special Landing Force (SLF) Alpha
Enemy Units Involved
 304th, 320th, 324B, and 325C Divisions (PAVN) (especially the 90th PAVN Regiment )
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	159 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
345 (USMC)	1,281-1290 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To defend the Con Thien combat base; search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation followed Operation CIMARRON and was succeded by Operation HICKORY II.  
Con Thien, because of its position, was widely considered to be the most important natural 
observation post along the DMZ.  Prior to BUFFALO, PAVN troops were positioning across the 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Buffalo (III Corp)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1966	5/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bull Run I
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/18/1969	9/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group (USA); 3d Mobile Strike Force Command
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bull Run II
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/19/1970	3/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group (USA); 3d Mobile Strike Force Command
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bullard
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1967	6/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Guerrilla Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bullseye V
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - southwestern Bong Son Plain
Start Date	End Date
	1/27/1967	1/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 40th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force; part of Operation THAYER II
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bundaberg
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/30/1966	10/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 5th and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
a COUNTY FAIR operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bunker Hill
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1967	2/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Burlington Trail
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province along the Quang Nam Province border
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1968	11/11/1968
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade, 23d Infantry Division (Americal, USA); 16th Infantry Brigade (Light, 
USA); 11th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,931
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat Sweep Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Burnham
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/29/1969	9/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance operations; land clearing protection, and combined operation with 199th 
Infantry Brigade (Light) and Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Burtrand
CTZ
II
TAO
Hon Tre Island - southeast of Nha Trang
Start Date	End Date
	11/14/1969	11/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group (USA); 5th Mobile Strike Force Command
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bushmaster
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/14/1965	11/22/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation south of the Michelin rubber plantation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Heavy action on November 20
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bushmaster Bravo
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/17/1965	10/17/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bushmaster II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1965	12/9/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Bushmaster III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/9/1965	12/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and desroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Butler
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/9/1967	6/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, 7th Marines (One company each, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Byrd
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan, Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan, and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/26/1966	1/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile); 2d Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	849
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
an economy-of-force operation in Binh Thuan Province; search and destroy operation in 
support of revolutionary development
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
One or two Battalions were usually involved.  This was an independent tast force operation 
under control of I Field Force.  It was suspended from November 30, 1967 - January 8, 1968 
for Operation KLAMATH FALLS.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cactus
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/13/1965	9/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Calhoun
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/25/1967	7/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d 
Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation BEACON TORCH phased into CALHOUN on June 25
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Caloundia
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/9/1967	1/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cambodian Incursion
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	4/29/1970	6/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
50,000 ARVN troops (9th, 21st, 22d, 23d, Divisions); 30,000 USA troops (3d Brigade, 1st 
Calvary (USA); 11th Armored Calvary Regiment (USA); 4th Infantry Division; 3d ARVN 
Airborne Brigade)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	638 (ARVN); 338 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
4,009 (ARVN); 1,525 (USA)	35 (ARVN); 13 (USA)	10,000-11,349+
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
relieve pressure on the National Khmer Armed Forces, destroy Communist sanctuaries,  
capture the headquarters of the Central Office for South Vietnam, demonstrate 
Vietnamization, buy time for U.S. troops withdrawal, & break the bargaining stalemate
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Excursions into Cambodia began in April when RVN forces initiated raids against Communist 
bases in Parrot's Beak.  There were 13 major combat operations in Cambodia during the 
following months, two of which included U.S. ground units.  The other operations were 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
Camden
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/14/1967	1/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Camden (2nd part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/16/1967	12/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 49th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
searchand destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cameron Falls
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - south and southeast of Ca Lu
Start Date	End Date
	5/29/1969	6/23/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Campbell Steamer
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/12/1969	8/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 502d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Canary
CTZ
III?
TAO
from Vung Tau and Saigon to Long Binh
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1966	1/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
November 28, 1966-December 26, 1966 or December 7, 1966-January 5, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Canberra
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/6/1966	10/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cane Field
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1969	3/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Operation In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cannon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/7/1966	9/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tri Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/5/1967	4/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 25th Marines
 (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Capital
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/12/1968	10/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; 4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Capricorn
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/26/1970	6/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
battalion reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Carentan I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/8/1968	3/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division (USA); 
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy / combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Carentan II (Carrington II)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces,the lowlands
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1968	5/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne 
Division (USA); 196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy / combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia; Vietnam: Order 
Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Carlisle
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Carolina Blaster
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces - A Shau and Da Krong Valleys
Start Date	End Date
	8/14/1969	9/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airbonre Division (USA); 3d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated Operation RICHLAND SQUARE on August 17.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Caroline Hill
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/29/1971	7/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Aisa


Operation Name
Carrington II (Carentan II)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1968	5/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division (USA); 
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy / combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Casey
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/21/1968	1/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Castine
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/19/1966	8/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Catawba Falls
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/18/1970	9/19/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cavalier Beach
CTZ
I
TAO
Phu Bai; Camp Horn; Camp Hawskins
Start Date	End Date
	5/5/1970	5/9/1970
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force (USMC); XXIV Corps (HQ)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to transfer command of I CTZ from III Marine Amphibious Force to XXIV Corps
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
XXIV Corps Headquaters moved from Phu Bai to Camp Horn.  III Marine Amphibious Force 
moved to Camp Hawskins.  On March 9 III Marine Amphibious Force turned over command of
 I CTZ to XXIV Corps
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cedar Falls (Operation Niagara - Cedar Falls)
CTZ
III
TAO
Iron Triangle, 25 miles northwest of Saigon including the Thanh Dien Forest Reserve; VC 
Military Region 4 Headquarters; Ben Suc and surrounding villages; Binh Duong, Hau Nghia and 
Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/8/1967	1/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st 
Division, 26th Infantry (USA); 2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 199th Light Infantry 
Brigade (USA); 196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 173d Airborne Brigade(USA); 11th Armored
Enemy Units Involved
165th and 272d VC Regiments; VC Main Force Phu Loi Battalion
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	72 (USA); 11 (ARVN)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
337 (USA); 8 (ARVN)	720-750 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To interdict VC control of the transportation and communications network in the area; search 
and destroy operation to seal off the Iron Triangle and crush everything within it
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The II Field Force (IIFFV) chose a "hammer-and-anvil" attack to be used on the target, with 
the anvil along the Saigon River at the southwestern boundary of the Iron Triangle and the 
hammer to swing through the triangle.  The local residents were evacuated and the area was 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Cedar Rapids I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1966	7/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 2d Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cedar Rapids II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/22/1966	7/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Battalions, 2d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Champaign Grove
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Son Tra Khuc Valley west of Qhi Nhon city
Start Date	End Date
	9/3/1968	9/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chapman
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1967	6/13/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Charger / Lam Son 235
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/26/1968	6/27/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Charger Sweep I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1965	12/9/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Charleston
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/27/1966	12/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chatanooga
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1966	4/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chattachoochee Swamp / Lien Ket 45
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Song Tea Khuc and Song Tam Rao valleys
Start Date	End Date
	6/20/1968	6/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade; 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cheadle Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/14/1970	5/28/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Checkerboard (1st part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1965	10/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Checkerboard (2d Part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Nam Phan  Province ?
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1965	12/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Aisa


Operation Name
Checkmate
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/14/1965	10/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cherokee
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1966	5/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cherokee Trail
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Kontum and Pleiku Provinces; Highway 19
Start Date	End Date
	12/23/1965	12/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cheyenne
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - on coast 20 km north of Chu Lai
Start Date	End Date
	5/24/1966	5/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cheyenne (III corps)
CTZ
III
TAO
Highway 13, Lai Khe to An Loc
Start Date	End Date
	8/2/1966	8/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
opening and securing Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
also August 1-5 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cheyenne II
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/31/1966	5/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cheyenne Sabre
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/4/1969	4/19/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chicago / Buffalo
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/27/1966	5/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chieftain
CTZ
TAO
Duc Thanh
Start Date	End Date
	9/3/1969	10/4/1969
Allied Units Involved
B Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Pacification of Duc Thanh district
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operatins In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chinook I
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/20/1966	2/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chinook II
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/19/1967	4/4/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Chisago Peak
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/24/1970	8/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d 
Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat cooperation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
part of Operation TEXAS STAR
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Choctaw
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/21/1967	7/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC);1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 4th Marines 
(USMC); 3d Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cimarron
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1967	7/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USA); 2d and 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 4th 
Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions, 9the Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
replaced by Operation PRARIE IV
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cincinnati
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1967	5/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Circle Pines
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - Ho Bo Woods and Filhol Rubber Plantation
Start Date	End Date
	3/28/1966	4/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 7th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
First operation in which massed armored battalions were used.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Citrus
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/15/1967	12/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marine Regiment (HQ); 3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Claiborne Chute
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - vicinity of Hue
Start Date	End Date
	8/15/1969	9/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation, security for rice harvest
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clarksville
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clay
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1967	2/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clean House I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/16/1965	12/19/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clean House II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/19/1965	12/22/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clean House III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/27/1965	12/31/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clean Sweep
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/22/1966	2/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clean Sweep (part 2 )
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/30/1968	12/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Dviision (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cleansweep I
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku ProvinceCamp Enari TAOR
Start Date	End Date
	7/20/1968	7/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division Artillery (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clearwater
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1968	3/1/1973
Allied Units Involved
USN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to interdict enemy bases and lines of communications on inland waterways in I CTZ
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clemens Green (Darlac Province)
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/26/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
highway security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southwest Asia


Operation Name
Clemens Green (Pleiku Province)
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/24/1970	6/26/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeasst Asia


Operation Name
Cleveland
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1967	1/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cliff Dweller
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province - Nui Ba Den (Black Virgin Mountain)
Start Date	End Date
	10/21/1969	10/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 24th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cliff Dweller IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province - Nui Ba Den
Start Date	End Date
	1/4/1970	1/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clifton Corral
CTZ
TAO
War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1968	4/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
armored cavalry raid and reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
part of Operation TOAN THANG
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Clinch Valley
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Khe Sanh Plain
Start Date	End Date
	7/9/1970	7/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division; 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coberg
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Phuoc Tuy Provinces - east of Bien Hao
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1968	3/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d, 3d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment; A 
Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cobra / Settlement
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province along Highway 19
Start Date	End Date
	10/9/1965	11/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security of Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
became Operation SETTLEMENT ca. October 16, 1965
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cochise
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/11/1968	8/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division Task Force X-Ray (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d 
Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cochise Green / Dan Sinh
CTZ
I & II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai  Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/30/1968	1/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 4th Infanry Division (elements, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	929
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation; reconnaissance in force and search; reconnaissance in force and 
pacification
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow up to Operation PARTICK
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coco Palms
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Hau Nghia Provinces - northwest of Cu Chi; Boi Loi Woods
Start Date	End Date
	6/25/1966	7/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cocoa Beach
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/3/1966	3/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coffee
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/24/1966	9/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Colby
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/19/1967	1/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cold Steel
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1965	9/11/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Colgate
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1967	6/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion 12th Marines (USMC);
 2d and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (one company each, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Colorado / Lien Ket 52
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nan & Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/5/1966	8/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC): 1st, 3d and 4th 
VNMC Battalions; 35th and 39th ARVN Ranger Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	674
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Comeback Ridge
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/13/1970	8/20/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commanche Falls
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1960	11/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commanche Falls I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1968	10/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commanche Falls II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/3/1968	11/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commanche Falls III
CTZ
I
TAO
Southeast of Quang Tri City
Start Date	End Date
	11/2/1968	11/15/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commando Hunt
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Start Date	End Date
	11/15/1968	4/10/1972
Allied Units Involved
USAF, USN, USMC, Royal Laotian Air force
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to reduce the flow of PAVN troops and supplies from North Vietnam into South Vietnam and 
Cambodia; to destroy trucks, supply caches, storage bases, the trail support structure, and 
the topography around th trail; to test sesnor devices
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
During this time Laos became the third most bombed country in history.  Each campaign in 
the operation lasted about six months and alternated between wet and dry seasons.  Mostly 
the Air Force conducted these operations, though the U.S. Navy, Marines, and Royal Laotian Air
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Commando Vault
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to create landing zones for helocopters
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
air delivery of 10,000 pound bombs (M121) to create LZs for helicopters
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Con Thien, Siege of
CTZ
I
TAO
Con Thien, 14 miles inland from the South China Sea, 2 miles south of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	10/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 9th Regiment (USMC); 11th, 12th, and 13th 
Marine artillery regiments (USMC); III Marine Amphibious Force artillery (USMC); 2d Battalion,
 94th Artillery (USA); 8th Battalion, 4th Artillery (USA); naval warships offshore
Enemy Units Involved
324B PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,117+ (PAVN) (over 1,800 killed and
Enemy WIA
over 1,800 killed and wounded (PAVN)
Objective of Operation
to defend Con Thien against PAVN attackers and keep the hill open to monitor the enemy's 
principle supply routes into South Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
During July, the PAVN had attacked the hill of Con Thien from the DMZ.  However, these 
forces were driven back by the Marines.  Then again in September, the hill was attacked by 
the 324B PAVN Division.  Con Thien experienced one of the heaviest shellings of the war.  In 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers


Operation Name
Concord
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/10/1965	10/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Concordia
CTZ
III
TAO
Long An Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Concordia Square / Lamson 224
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/8/1968	5/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Concrete I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/19/1970	5/7/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Concrete II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/8/1970	6/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of Untied States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cook
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/2/1967	9/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Brigade, 101st 
Airborne Division (USA); 196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search, search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cooktown Orchid
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1968	4/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cooparoo
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Copperhead
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/3/1965	11/8/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Corn
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/14/1965	11/15/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 12th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Coronado I
CTZ
TAO
Cam Son Secret Zone
Start Date	End Date
	6/7/1967	6/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
Task Force 117 (HQ); RAG 9
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Coronado I - XI
CTZ
IV
TAO
Mekong Delta and the Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Riverine Forces
Enemy Units Involved
263d and 516th Main Force VC battalions
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To push the VC out of the Mekong delta
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
These were wide-ranging riverine and combined airmobile and riverine operations from June 
1967 to July 1968.  There were no major battles, but the VC were pushed back from the 
population centers and Highway 4 was reopened.
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; The Encyclopedia Of The 
Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
Coronado II / Song Thang 3
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/7/1967	8/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force); 44th ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coronado IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Long An Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/20/1967	9/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Coronado IX
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong, Kien Hao, and Kien Phong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1967	1/18/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force); US Navy Task Force 117; 5th 
Battalion VNMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended November 17-27 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coronado V
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/12/1967	10/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Coronado VI
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1967	10/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coronado VII
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/21/1967	11/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Coronado X
CTZ
IV
TAO
Ba Xuyen, Dinh Tuong, Kien Hao, Phuoc Dinh, and Vinh Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/18/1968	2/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force); US Navy Task Force 117
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Coronado XI
CTZ
IV
TAO
Phung Dinh and Ba Xuyen Provinces - southwest of CanTho
Start Date	End Date
	2/12/1968	3/4/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force); 9th ARVN Division; 21st ARVN 
Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Coronado XII
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong, Kien Tuong and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/4/1968	3/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (Mobile Riverine Force); 9th ARVN Division; 21st ARVN 
Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended on March 6, 1968.
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Corral
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 39th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cortez
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1966	12/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Country Fair 1 - 32
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1967	1/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
County Fair 1 - 25
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1967	1/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
County Fair 1 - 28
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/7/1967	1/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
County Fair 1 - 29
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/9/1967	1/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
County Fair 1 - 30
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/29/1967	2/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
County Fair 1 - 34
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/19/1967	4/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 4th Battalion, 5th ARVN 
Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
County Fair 14
CTZ
I?
TAO
Quang Nam Province ?
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cove
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/17/1967	11/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 12th Marines 
(USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Craddock
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1966	10/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Cramer White
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1969	1/6/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cranston
CTZ
TAO
between Lai Khe and Phu Loi
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1966	9/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and resupply between Lai Khe and Phu Loi
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Crazy Horse / Bun Khe 66 - 7
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - between Vinh Thanh and Soui Ca Valley on the Bong Son Plain
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1966	6/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); Capitol ROK Division; ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Spoiling VC attack on Vinh Thanh CIDG Camp followed by a search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Crimp (or Crimp I)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Haiu Nghia Provinces - Iron Triangle, Ho Bo Woods
Start Date	End Date
	1/7/1966	1/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 173d Airborne 
Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation, joint US - Australian drive against VC in the Iron Triangle
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Crockett
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/13/1967	7/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Crown
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/19/1968	9/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Crows Nest
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/30/1966	10/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force; 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cumberland
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/3/1967	9/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 12th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Cumberland Thunder
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/18/1969	9/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Cung Chung 1 ("We Together")
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/12/1970	6/29/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion; 7th Battalion, Royal Australian
 Regiment; 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
1st Australian Task Force reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Cung Chung 2
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/3/1970	9/10/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Cung Chung 3
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/11/1970	10/25/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regmient
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Cung Chung III
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province - Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1970	2/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, ANZAC; 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Custer Flats
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1965	11/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Cutlass
CTZ
TAO
south of Nha Trang
Start Date	End Date
	8/19/1965	8/22/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 5th Special Forces Group (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to destroy VC/PAVN forces
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dagger One
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1965	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA); 1st and 2d Battalions, 18th
 Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see operation VIPER
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dagger Thrust / Batten Down
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
7th Fleet Landing Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to destroy VC Installations and capture or destroy VC personnel and material
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
A series of short (usually 1 or 2 day) amphibious operations aimed at the destruction of Viet 
Cong installations and capturing or destroying VC personnel and material.  Code name changed
 to BATTEN DOWN in February 1966.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dai Do, Battle of
CTZ
I
TAO
Bo Dieu and Cua Viet River area
Start Date	End Date
	4/30/1968	5/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
Navy River Assault Group (USN); Battalion Landing Team 2/4 (USMC); B Company, 1st 
Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 21st Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 3d Marine 
Regiment (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
320th PAVN Division (48th and 52d regiments)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	81 (USMC); 29 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
297 (USMC); 130 (USA)	1,568 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To eliminate the threat to the junction of the Bo Dieu and Cua Viet Rivers
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This battle was to set up Phase III of the General Offensive/General Uprising which is also 
refered to as "Tet II" or "Mini Tet."  On 30 April a U.S. Navy utility boat was ambushed by the
 320th PAVN Division.  This boat was at a vital link for the Marine forces because supplies 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers


Operation Name
Dak To, Battle for
CTZ
II
TAO
Dak To, Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/26/1967	12/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to defend Dak To
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dakota Clint
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, 15 miles west of Quang Tri City
Start Date	End Date
	2/10/1970	3/29/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force, search and clear, security, rice denial and saturation 
ambush/patrolling
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dalby
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/15/1967	2/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dale Common
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Song Ve Valley
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1968	10/19/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dallas
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1967	5/26/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dan Quyen 38-A (People's Right)
CTZ
II
TAO
Ben Het - Dek To area
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1969	6/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
42d ARVN Regiment and 22d ARVN Ranger Group
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	945
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Dan Sinh 22 - 6
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Bong Son Plains
Start Date	End Date
	8/22/1968	12/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 22d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dan Tam 81
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh and Binh Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/16/1966	1/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA) (December 8 - 30, 1966); 10th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
rice harvest security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dan Thang 69
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/18/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 22d Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	507
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Dan Tien 33d
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Duc Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1969	12/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 23d Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	746
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Dan Tien 40
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Duc Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/12/1969	12/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 23d Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,012
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Danbury
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/15/1966	9/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Daniel Boone
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
MACSOG
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to conduct reconnaissance of portions of Cambodia to verify suspected enemy locations, 
infiltration routes and bases of supply
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Crest
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	3/3/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Crest II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/4/1969	3/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Crest III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1969	4/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 503d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby March (or Darby March II)
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	3/6/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA); 4th Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Swing
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/2/1970	12/24/1970
Allied Units Involved
Task Force Ivy (HQ); 2d Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
merged into Operation HANCOCK DRAGON
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Talon
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/12/1970	4/21/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion 503d Infantry, 173d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Trail (or Darby Trail II)
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/3/1969	4/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA); 2d Barralion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended February 9 - 11, 1969
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darby Trail III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1969	10/5/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (USA); 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darlinghurst
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/25/1966	8/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Darwin
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1967	6/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Davy Crockett
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - vicinity of Bong Son Special Forces camp; "Eagle Claw" and Soui Ca 
Valley
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1966	5/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 22d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
repeat of Operation MASHER/WHITE WING
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dawes
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/3/1967	4/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
OMEGA Team
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dawn
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dawson River
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - vicinity of Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1968	1/26/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d  Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended January 22, 1969
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dawson River Afton
CTZ
TAO
Da Krong Valley
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1968	12/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dayton
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Tuy and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1967	5/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dazzlem
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dazzlem (1967)
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/9/1967	4/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
defense of Camp Radcliff
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dazzlem (1967-1968)
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1967	2/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA) (October 1, 1967 - January 17, 1968); 173d Airborne Brigade (USA) 
(January 17, 1968 - February 8, 1968)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Decade
CTZ
III
TAO
Phouc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/23/1970	8/2/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to deny enemy entry into villages
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Decatur
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 26th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security for Quon Loi - An Loc
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Decatur (2d Part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/3/1966	10/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse I
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/18/1966	6/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 5th Marines (Special Landing Force)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
support for 1st Cavalry Division's Operation NATHAN HALE
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/16/1966	7/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to support of Operation HASTINGS
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Tuy Province - Vung Tau Peninsula, 60 miles northwest of Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	8/16/1966	8/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In conjuction with 173d Airborne Brigade Operation TOLEDO
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse IV
CTZ
I
TAO
area immediately south of the DMZ and north of Cua Viet River
Start Date	End Date
	9/15/1966	9/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC); 3d Marine Reconnaissance Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse V / Song Than
CTZ
III
TAO
Kien Hoa Province - Mekong River Delta
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1967	1/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 3d and 4th VNMC Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
First direct commitment of US troops to combat in Delta region.  The target area was the 
VC's Thunh Phu Secret Zone, which had been controlled bu guerillas for 20 years.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deckhouse VI
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1967	3/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Deerstalk
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1969	4/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Defiant Stand
CTZ
I
TAO
Barrier Island, 34 miles south of Da Nang
Start Date	End Date
	9/7/1969	9/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
Battalion of ROK Marine Corps; 1st Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
an amphibious assault to fight VC along the shore in I Corps.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the first amphibious assault in the history of the ROK Marine corps.  The ROKMC 
and USMC landed on Barrier Island and moved inland.  A Naval patrol blocked the escape 
routes.  For the most part the VC avoided the Allies and only offered light resistance.
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Delaware / Lam Son 216
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/18/1968	5/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmoble, USA)(1st Brigade (USA); 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry (5/7th, 
USA); 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (1/7th, USA)); 101st Airborne Division (USA)(1st Brigade);  
196th Infantry Brigade; ARVN 3d Regiment, 1st Division; ARVN Airborne Task Force Bravo
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	869 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and area denial; combat operation; To eliminate PAVN bases used in 
Tet against Hue
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The original plan called for the 1st Cavalry Division and ARVN 3d Regiment to assault into the
 valley while the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne and ARVN Ariborne Division blocked the routes of
 escape.  The 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry conducted air reconnaissance throughout the area and
Sources Used in Archive
Veitnam: Order Of Battle, be Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Denver
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Long Province - vicinity of Song Be
Start Date	End Date
	4/9/1966	4/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Depth
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1965	10/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
DeSoto
CTZ
I
TAO
 Gulf Of Tonkin; Coast of the DRV
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Seventh Fleet (USN); USMC
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
intelligence program; commanders of the RVN landed shore parties to harass radar 
installations electronic intelligence (ELINT) ships would record resulting electronic 
transmissions.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was originally supposed to last four months, but was extended for an additional
 year.  The first mission was canceled because of weather, and then the Maddox was sent to 
the Tonkin Gulf.  On 31 July 1964, two OPLAN 34A teams attacked the islands of Hon Me and 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Desoto (2d part)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/26/1967	4/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dewey Canyon I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province and Thua Thien Provinces - A Shau Valley toward Da Krong Valley
Start Date	End Date
	1/22/1969	3/18/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines 
(USMC); 2d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	121 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
803 (USMC)	1,335-1,617 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to deny the Communist forces access to the critical populated areas of the coastal lowlands; 
conducted in response to a Communist buildup in Base Area 611 in the Da Krong Valley
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
At the opening of the operation the 9th Regiment was sent into the Da Krong Valley, where 
they were completely dependent on helicopters for logistical support.  This was often difficult 
because it was monsoon season.  They developed fire support bases (FSBs) Shiloh, Razor, and
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dewey Canyon II (In support of LAM SON 719)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, Khe Sanh and the A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1971	3/6/1971
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry (USA); 101st Airborne Division (airmobile, USA); 2/17th Cavalry 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
20,000 ARVN and 9,000 US
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To back up the ARVN attack into Laos in LAM SON 719.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was in support of LAM SON 719.  Because the U.S. was not allowed to enter 
Laos with the ARVN during LAM SON 719, they conducted airmobile and aviation operations as
 well as tactical air and B-52 bomber support.  At the beginning of operation DEWEY CANYON 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Dexter
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Thanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/4/1966	5/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Diamantina
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/28/1968	9/5/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Diamond Head
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh and Binh Duong Provinces - War Zone C; Michelin Rubber Plantation, Ho Bo Woods 
and the Trapezoid
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1967	12/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dixie
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1967	4/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC, two companies)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Docket I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/15/1965	11/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 2d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dodge
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1966	7/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dodge Valley
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/12/1968	8/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st, 7th, 27th Marines (elements) (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Don Ched I
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/17/1967	10/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (HQ, USA), 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry (USA); Royal Thai Army Volunteer
 Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dong Tien II / Toan Thang 43
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Cambodian operations
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1970	6/28/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Double Eagle
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province; beginning at Duc Pho
Start Date	End Date
	1/28/1966	2/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 4th and 7th Regimetns (USMC); 2d and 22d Divisions (ARVN); 3d 
Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines 
(USMC); 2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,000 PAVN / VC
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to trap VC and PAVN units in Quang Ngai Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was an unsuccessful operation meant to trap the Communists in the Quang Ngai 
Province.  The basic plan was to use a pincer movement to crush the Communists.  The 
Mairnes landed northeast of Duc Pho.  The buildup was slow to decieve the enemy into 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Double Eagle II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/19/1970	3/1/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 4th and 7th Regimetns (USMC); 2d and 22d Divisions (ARVN); 3d 
Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines 
(USMC); 2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dover
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1966	10/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dragon Fire
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/5/1967	10/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Marine Brigade (ROK)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	541
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Drum Head
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/27/1965	10/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dubois Square (initially BALLARD VALLEY)
CTZ
I
TAO
Vicinity of Danang
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1970	9/19/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duc Lap, Battle for
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/23/1968	8/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
23d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duck
CTZ
TAO
from Vung Tao to Bear Cat
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1966	2/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
deployment of the 9th Infantry Division from Vung Tau to Bear Cat
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duck Blind
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
sensor delivery operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
1968 operation renamed DUFFLE BAG
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duel Blade
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
sensor delivery operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
took place in 1968
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dukes Glade
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1968	10/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Dump Truck
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
MACSOG
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
anti-personnel subsystem withing MUSCLE SHOALS
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duntroon
CTZ
TAO
Hat Dich Secret Zone
Start Date	End Date
	1/10/1968	1/21/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiments; A 
Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in conjuction with 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division Operations 
AKRON V
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duong Cua Dan (People's Road)
CTZ
IV
TAO
Route 4
Start Date	End Date
	3/17/1968	7/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,251 (in both DUONG CUA DAN & 
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To provide security for engineers working on Route 4.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation combined with Operation TRUONG CONG DING on 21 May.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Durham Peak
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/20/1969	8/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battilions, 5th
 Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC); 1st ARVN Ranger Group (21st and 37th 
ARVN Ranger Battalions)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Duval
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1967	5/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC)(Separate Companies)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation, reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eagle II / Toan Thang 9/68
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/11/1968	9/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
III Corps Tactical Zone (HQ); ARVN Airborne Division; 2d, 5th, 6th, 9th ARVN Airborne 
Battalions; 2d, 3d, 4th VNMC Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eagle Pull
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Phnom Penh
Start Date	End Date
	4/11/1975	4/13/1975
Allied Units Involved
USAF, USMC, USN
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	0
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
0
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
US Navy operation to evacuate US Embassy staff from Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This plan first developed when Khmer Rouge units closed in on Phnom Penh and it seemed 
imminent that Cambodia would fall in 1973.  On August 15, 1973 the Cambodian Army stopped
 the attack.  The Khmer Rouge began to take the towns and EAGLE PULL was only used to 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eagle Thrust
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to move the 101st Airborne to RVN
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The movement of the 101st Airborne to RVN in November 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eagles Claw
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1966	2/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Earhart White
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/11/1970	3/18/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Brigades, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Early
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1967	3/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eastertide (Easter Offensive): An Loc
CTZ
III
TAO
An Loc
Start Date	End Date
	4/2/1972	7/11/1972
Allied Units Involved
5th ARVN Division (reinforced by TF 52, 18th ARVN Division; 21st ARVN Division; 35th ARVN 
Division; 1st Airborne Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
24th PAVN Separate Infantry Regiment (consisting of the 5th, 7th, and 9th VC divisions);
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	100,000 PAVN in allof Eastertide
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to defend An Loc from the PAVN during the Eastertide Offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The attack directed at An Loc began on April 2 when the PAVN feinted along the Cambodian 
border with the 24th Regiment.  This regiment was comprised of VC divisions which were 
now mostly manned by PAVN regulars.  On April 6, the 5th VC Division overran Loc Ninh.  
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Eastertide (Easter Offensive): Kontum
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1972	7/14/1972
Allied Units Involved
23d Division (ARVN); 47th, 40th, 41st, 42d  Regiments, 22d Division (ARVN)
Enemy Units Involved
2d and 320th PAVN divisions (supported by tank regiment and several artillery regiments); 3d 
PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	100,000 PAVN in all of Eastertide
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to defend Kontum Province and prevent the PAVN from dividing South Vientam in two.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This second prong of the Eastertide Offensive was meant to divide South Vietnam in two by 
cutting across the Central Highlands.  This was much the same plan as in the battle of Ia 
Drang, except the PAVN nearly succeeded this time.  The assault began on the 12th of April, 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Eastertide (Easter Offensive): Quang Tri
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/30/1972	9/16/1972
Allied Units Involved
3d ARVN Division (reinforced by 2 marine brigades, four ranger groups, and one armored 
brigade); 1st ARVN Division; Marine Division (RVN Marines); Airborne Division (RVN Airborne)
Enemy Units Involved
308th, 304th, 325th, 320th, 312th, 324B Division (PAVN)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	5,000 (RVN)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	100,000 PAVN in all of Eastertide
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to defend the Quang Tri Province during the Eastertide offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
There were several reasons why Giap launched Eastertide when he did: almost all the U.S. 
ground froces were withdrawn, after the rout in Laos it was assumed the South Vietnamese 
would crumble under a PAVN attack, and a defeat at this time would humiliate Nixon and 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Ehu
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/21/1966	6/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Eichelberger Black
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1970	4/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Brigades, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliiminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
El Dorado
CTZ
III
TAO
Bihn Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/12/1966	8/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
El Paso
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1966	9/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d, 3d, 4th Battalions, 6th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated NAPA on September 5
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
El Paso I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province - Loc Ninh
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1966	5/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
defense, search and destroy operation; reinforcement for Loc Ninh Special Forces camp; 
search for VC
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
El Paso II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long and Phuoc Long Provinces, War Zone C, Minh Thanh Road outside of Minh Thanh 
Village
Start Date	End Date
	6/2/1966	7/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA) (Troop A, B, and C, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry (USA),2d
 Battalion, 28th Infantry (2/28th USA), 2d Battalion, 18th Infantry (2/18th USA)); 5th Infantry 
Division (ARVN)
Enemy Units Involved
271st Regiment, 272d Regiment, 273d Regiment, 9th VC Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	200 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	855 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy, security operation; To open Route 13 and deter a VC offensive against An
 Loc
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The battles of Ap Tau O on June 8, Srok Dong on June 30, and An Hoa on July 9 were fought in
 this campaign.  In the first major encounter on 8 June, the 272d VC Regiment amushed Troop
 A on Route 13.  The infantry arrived too late to be a factor, but did kill around 100 of the 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
El Paso III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long and Phouc Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/12/1966	9/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA) (assumed control August 25)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Elanora
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/19/1970	6/23/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Elk Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - vicinity of Kham Duc
Start Date	End Date
	7/12/1970	9/20/1970
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (light,USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Part 1: July 12 - August 26, 1970 & Part 2: August 27 - September 20, 1970
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ellis Ravine
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Ba Long Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1969	4/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Emporia I
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/21/1967	8/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 52d ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; convoy escort; fire support and base security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Emporia II
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1967	8/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 52d ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; convoy escort; fire support and base security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Emporia III
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh
Start Date	End Date
	8/19/1967	8/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 52d ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; convoy escort; fire support and base security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Emporia IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1967	9/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 52d ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; convoy escort; fire support and base security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Emporia VI
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
deception plan for Operation SANTA FE
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
deception plan for Operation SANTA FE
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Enoggera
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/21/1966	7/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Enterprise
CTZ
III
TAO
Long An Province (Rach Kien)
Start Date	End Date
	2/13/1967	3/11/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division(USA); ARVN; South Vietnamese Regional and Popular Forces; 
2d Battalion, 3d Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	"considerable losses"
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,000-2,107 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To clear Lon An Province of VC forces
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The elements of the 9th Infantry Division and the other Allies arrived in the area and began to
 sweep it for VC.  They suffered considerable losses while most VC escaped.  Operations 
continued through March 1968, but failed to clear Long An Province of VC.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Entrée
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	2/12/1966	2/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Essex
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/6/1967	11/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Marine Regiment (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Esso
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/15/1969	7/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
reconnaissance in force and pacification operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Evansville
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1966	8/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ewa
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/8/1966	7/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fairfax
CTZ
III
TAO
in and around Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	11/30/1966	12/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
a battalion each from 1st, 4th, and 25th Infantry Divisions (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade 
(USA); 5th Ranger Group (ARVN)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,043
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To improve security around Saigon
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Security around the capital was deteriorating, so Gen. Westmoreland decided to use U.S. 
troops in and advisory effort to inspire the Vietnamese.  The II Field Force Vietnam 
commander assigned one U.S. Battalion to each district in Gia Dinh, where the U.S. and South 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
Fairfax / Rang Dong
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/30/1966	12/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA); 4th Infantry Division (USA); 25th Infantry Division (USA); 199th 
Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)5th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in Capitol Military District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Falcon
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/8/1967	1/10/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operaitons In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fargo
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/12/1966	6/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fargo (2d Part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/21/1967	1/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and road clearing between An Loc and Loc Ninh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Farm Gate
CTZ
RVN
TAO
South Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1961
Allied Units Involved
4400th Combat Crew Training Squadron (USAF); Detachment 2A, 4400the Combat Crew 
Training Squadron (USAF); 1st Air Commando Squadron (Provisional, USAF)
Enemy Units Involved
VC/PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to assist the RVN in its struggle against an increasingly aggressive Communist foe; 
increasingly expanding its missions.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation began when President Kennedy ordered the Air Force to assist the RVN.  The 
4400th Combat Crew Training Squadron was created to train indigenous air forces and 
participate in limited combat missions supporting ground forces.  At first, the squadron only 
Sources Used in Archive
The Enyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer 
C. Tucker


Operation Name
Farmgate concept
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Use of VNAF personnel and markings on USAF plans for use of defoliation/crop destruction
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Farragut
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan, Ninh Thuan, and Lam Dong
Start Date	End Date
	1/26/1967	3/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fayette Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/14/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Asia


Operation Name
Federal / Overlander
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/10/1969	4/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation FEDERAL March 10 - April 2, 1969; Operation OVERLANDER April 2 - 8, 1969
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Feline
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1965	12/8/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fillmore
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province - vicinity of Tuy Hoa
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1966	7/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)(March 25 - April 8, 1966); 2d Battalion, 327th 
Airborne Infantry ( - July 21, 1966); 2d ROK Marine Brigade; 47th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation and rice harvest security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow-on to Operation HARRISON
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Finney Hill
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1971	7/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Finschhafen
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/9/1970	4/7/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fire Support Base (FSB) Ripcord
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1970	7/23/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation in conjuction with TEXAS STAR
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fish Hook
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/10/1965	12/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fish Hook II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/14/1965	12/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fitchburg
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/25/1966	4/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; later phase a cover to put the 196th Infantry Brigade in position
 for CEDAR FALLS
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operaations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Flaming Dart
CTZ
DRV
TAO
Dong Hoi; North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN/ VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	8 USAF
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
109 USAF
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to persuade the DRV that they could not persevere in billigerent actions without expecting 
retaliation; to retaliate for the VC mortar attack on Camp Holloway and the Pleiku airstripe.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The VC mortared Camp Holloway and the Pleiku airfield on February 7, 1965.  They killed 8, & 
wounded 109, while damaging 20 aircraft.  Johnson then ordered the bombing of North 
Vietnamese installations at Dong Hoi as a retaliatory action.  The air strikes were carried out 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Flaming Dart II
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	23 USA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to retaliate for the killing of Americans at Qui Nhon
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was ordered 48 hours after FLAMING DART to retaliate for the killing of 23 
Americans at Qui Nhon.  It is often explained as the onset of ROLLING THUNDER
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Flip Flop
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/15/1965	10/15/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Florida
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/9/1966	6/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fly Low
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1965	10/16/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Flying Finn
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province - War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1970	1/8/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
destruction of 2d Battalion, 95C Regiment
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Flying Tiger VI
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/9/1966	1/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
ROK Capitol Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Footboy
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam and North Vietnamese waters
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
MACSOG
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to collect intelligence, conduct psychological warfare operations, and participate in other 
activities to creat dissension among the populace and to divert North Vietnamese resources
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Covert operations in North Vietnam and North Vietnamese waters for the purpose of collecting
 intelligence, conducting psychological warfare operations, and other activities to create 
dissension among the populace, and for diversion of North Vietnamese resources.  Included 
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ford
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/10/1968	3/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalions, 3d Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Formation Leader
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/17/1967	10/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
amphibious and heliborne assault, search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Forrest
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/23/1967	1/5/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment; A 
Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
rice denial operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Forsythe Grove
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/30/1969	7/3/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fort Nisqually
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province; from Bear Cat to Dau Tieng
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1966	5/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Deployment of 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Divisionfrom Bear Cat to Dau Tieng, November 20 - 
December 22, 1966, and operations
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fort Smith
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province along Highway 1
Start Date	End Date
	6/3/1966	7/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and pacification operation along Highway 1
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliiminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fort Wayne
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hao Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1967	5/4/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fortress Ridge
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/21/1967	12/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fortress Sentry
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Aisa


Operation Name
Foster
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/13/1967	11/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 
3d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United Stattes Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frag Order 12 - 65
CTZ
TAO
Phuoc Thanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/7/1965	8/11/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations On Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frag Order 15 - 65
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1965	10/5/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Francis Marion
CTZ
II
TAO
Cambodian Border of the Pleiku Province; Pleiku and Kontum Provinces - Ia Drang Valley, near 
Chu Pong massif
Start Date	End Date
	4/5/1967	10/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); (2d Battalion,
 8th Infantry (2/8th), 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry (1/18th), 3d Battalion, 12th Infantry (3/12th),
 3d Battalion, 8th Infantry (3/8th)); 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
1st and 10th PAVN Divisions; (95B PAVN Regiment, 32d PAVN Regiment, 66th PAVN Regiemtn,
 32d PAVN Regiment)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,203 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To Prevent the 1st and 10th PAVN Divisions from pushing into 
the Central Highlands
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation followed SAM HOUSTON with the 1st Brigade patrolling from Duc Co to the Plei
 D'Jereng Special Forces Camp and the 2d patrolling south toward the Ia Drang Valley.  The 
operation included eight major military engagements, during which the PAVN often attacked 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Franklin / Lien Ket 50
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/26/1966	7/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fredenhall Gold
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1970	5/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frederick Hall
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1969	3/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 5th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Freedom Deal or Menu / Freedom Deal
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	8/14/1973
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
USAF Operations in support of the Cambodian army
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
A total of 16,527 B-52 sorties were flown
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fremont
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri And Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/10/1967	10/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines, 3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st 
and 2d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frequent Wind
CTZ
III
TAO
South Vietnam - Saigon area, War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	4/29/1975	4/30/1975
Allied Units Involved
Task Force 76, US 7th Fleet; USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To evacuate the Saigon area in the final hours before the city was captured.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
FREQUENT WIND began at 1051 on the 29 April.  Before this, RVN aircrews had jettisoned 
bombs and fuel tanks on the runways leaving them unusable.  Americans and endangered 
South Vietnamese had to be evacuated by helicopter.  865 Marines were moved to the area to 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fresh Start
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	1/29/1970	4/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
land clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fresno (Hau Nghia Province)
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/13/1966	7/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 27th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fresno (Quang Ngai Province)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/8/1966	9/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frisk
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/11/1965	12/11/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Frisk II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1965	12/17/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fulton
CTZ
II
TAO
Khanh Hoa, Tuyen Doc & Ninh Thuan Provinces
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Fulton Square
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/22/1969	1/18/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear, reconnaissance in force, rocket suppression, rice denial, and security 
operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gadsen
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province - War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1967	2/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 196th Infantry Brigade 
(Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
predecessor to JUNCTION CITY
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gaffey Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1969	7/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and seach operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Gallup
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/15/1966	8/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Game Warden
CTZ
IV
TAO
Mekong Delta
Start Date	End Date
	12/18/1965
Allied Units Involved
River Patrol Force (USN) (Task Force 116, est. December 18, 1965)
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to halt VC inland waterways logistics and military operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation formed when it became obvious that Operation MARKET TIME, while 
successful at sea, did not work well on the inland waterways.  The Navy adopted 
fiberglass-hulled river patrol boats (PBRs) to operate in the shallow water.  These boats were 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary 
Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Garden City
CTZ
IV
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Garfield
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province - northwest of Ban Me Thuot
Start Date	End Date
	2/25/1966	3/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 23d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Garrad Bay
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1968	11/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gatling
CTZ
II & III
TAO
Phase I: Lam Dong Province; Phase II: Binh Tuy and Binh Thuan Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1967	2/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: February 1 - 5, 1967.  Phase II: February 5 - 15, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gator
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/14/1968	1/14/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 198th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Gem
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/12/1967	7/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
blocking operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Geneva Park
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin and Quang Ngai Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1969	3/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Georgia
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Ngai Provinces - vicinity of An Hoa
Start Date	End Date
	4/21/1966	5/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 9th Marines
 (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Georgia Tar
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - northeast of Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	7/16/1969	9/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalions, 9th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Geraldton
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/15/1967	6/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Geronimo I
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/30/1966	12/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Giant Slingshot
CTZ
IV
TAO
Mekong Delta; Parrot's Beak, Vam Co River, not far from Ben Luc
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
USN, SEALORDS (Task Force 194)
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to stop Communist infiltration from the Vam Co River and make these rivers accesible to the
 local inhabitants.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In this area the Vam Co River flowed from converging routes on either side of the Parrot's 
Beak.  In this pocket of Cambodian territory, Communists could establish base camps not far 
from the RVN capital at Saigon.  Infiltration was great in this area and GIANT SLINGSHOT 
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 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Gibraltar
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Song Con River Valleynorthwest of An Khe
Start Date	End Date
	9/18/1965	9/23/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to destroy VC main force battalion operating northeast of An 
Khe
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Part of Operation HIGHLAND.  On September 18-19, the 2d Battalion/ 502d Airborne Infantry 
was heavily engaged
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Operation Name
Ginger
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1969	8/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
B Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Pacification operaiton in Duc Thanh District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gisborne
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1970	3/10/1970
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Give Up
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1965	12/6/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Gladiator
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1965	12/6/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Glenn
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1966	12/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Glenn Burnie
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/2/1967	1/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Goethals
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1967	7/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Strike Force (5th Special Forces)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Golden Fleece
CTZ
I
TAO
south of Danang
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to protect rice harvest from VC seizure
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
September 1965
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Operation Name
Golden Fleece (1968)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/26/1968	11/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Golden Fleece (or Golden Fleece 7 -1)/ Lien Ket 60
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/16/1966	9/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 4th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation; to protect rice crop in Moc Duc Region
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Golden Fleece 196 - 1
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1967	4/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 21st Infantry, 196th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Golden Sword
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/16/1968	10/19/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Movement of the 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division to Northern I CTZ and the 3d Brigade, 
82d Airborne Division to III CTZ
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Operation Name
Golden Valley
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province - Kham Duc Special Forces Camp
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1968	5/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 1st Infantry, 196th Infantry Brigade (USA); 
Company A, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry (USA); Battery A, 3d Battalion, 82d Artillery (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operations; relieve, reinforce Khum Duc CIDG
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The enemy surrounded the camp and the extraction appears to have been confused
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Operation Name
Good Friend I
CTZ
II
TAO
Cam Ranh Bay
Start Date	End Date
	9/22/1965	10/19/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 502d Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Battalion relieved 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry and secured area for arrival of 2d ROK Marine 
Brigade
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Operation Name
Good Friend II
CTZ
II
TAO
vicinity of Qui Nhon
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1965	11/13/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 7th 
Marines (USMC); 22d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to permit the deployment of the ROK Capitol Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation in conjucture with the 22d ARVN division
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Operation Name
Good Luck
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laos; Plaine des Jarres region
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
USAF operations against the North Vietnamese and Pathet Lao forces in the Plaine des Jarres 
region of Laos
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Operation Name
Goodwood
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/3/1968	2/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st and 9th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
December 3, 1968 - January 1, 1969 (1st RAR); January 1 - February 17, 1969 (9th RAR); 
January 13 - 27, 1969 (1st RAR)
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Operation Name
Grand
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/21/1967	4/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Granite
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1967	11/6/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC): 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Great Bend
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/13/1967	6/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greely
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province - Dak To area
Start Date	End Date
	6/16/1967	10/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (1st and 2d Battalions, 503d Infantry (1/503d and 2/503d), 4th Battalion,
 503d Infantry (4/503)) (USA); 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Cavalry Division (1st Battalion,
 12th Infantry (1/12th) and 3d Brigade) (USA); 5th and 8th ARVN Airborne Battalions; 42d 
Enemy Units Involved
24th PAVN Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to stop a PAVN attack on Dak To
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In one of the bloodiest battles of the war, Alpha Company, 2/503d fought a battalion of the 
24th PAVN Regiment.  Though the USA claimed 513 PAVN troops were killed, only 75 bodies 
were found.  76 USA paratroopers were killed and 23 wounded.  Because it appeared that an 
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 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Green Ax
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/21/1969	8/5/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Battalions, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Green Leaf
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/5/1967	2/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Green River
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - DMZ Area
Start Date	End Date
	1/19/1970	7/22/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Greene Ace
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1969	10/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 
14th Infantry (USA); 1st and 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Greene Basket
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1969	6/21/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Bear
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1969	1/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigde, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA); 3d 
Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry (USA); 1st and 2d Battalions, 35th 
Infantry Division (USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Greene Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	2/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Bullet
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1969	11/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry
 (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Greene Cyclone
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1969	3/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended on March 4
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Operation Name
Greene Duece
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1970	3/17/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Squadron, 
10th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Gallop
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1969	6/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
alternative dates: June 1 - August 2, 1969
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Operation Name
Greene Hurricane
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/19/1969	4/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Jack (1969)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1969	7/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Jack (1970)
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1970	8/16/1970
Allied Units Involved
IFFV (HQ); 3d Battalion, 306th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Lightning
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1971	3/13/1971
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Lion
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/21/1969	4/22/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Battalions, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Orange
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/14/1969	4/27/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
suspended April 21 - 27, 1969
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Operation Name
Greene Orange II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/2/1969	5/5/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 35th 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Orange III
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/5/1969	8/4/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
May 5 - June 9, 1969 and June 21 - August 4 1969
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Operation Name
Greene Queen
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1969	5/6/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Queen II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/30/1969	5/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Storm
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Phu Bon, and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/6/1971	3/17/1971
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Greene Storm / Greene Thunder
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	2/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 14th 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Sure
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/14/1971	4/21/1971
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Thunder
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	2/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 14th 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see Operation GREENE STORM / GREEN THUNDER
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Thunder II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1969	4/2/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Tornado
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/25/1969	2/27/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Typhoon
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1969	5/1/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
April 17 - 21, 1969 and April 27 - May 1, 1969
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Greene Typhoon II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/5/1969	6/21/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Gulf
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/3/1967	5/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Haeng Ho 6
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/23/1966	11/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
ROK Capital Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,161
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Hall
CTZ
II
TAO
west-southwest of Cam Ranh Bay
Start Date	End Date
	12/18/1967	1/5/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hamilton
CTZ
TAO
Xuyen Moc District
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1970	4/24/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in Xuyen Moc District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
following Operation HAMMERSLEY
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hamilton II / Buchanan II
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/27/1966	5/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hammersley
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/10/1970	3/3/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Dragon
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/18/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry (USA); 2d Battalion, 503d Airborne
 Infantry (joined December 24, 1970)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation PARKS SILVER was redesignated HANCOCK DRAGON onNovember 18, 1970
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Eagle
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/3/1969	2/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
Task Force South (HQ); 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Eagle III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1969	3/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Flame
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/27/1969	10/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Gold
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/5/1970	7/21/1970
Allied Units Involved
Task Force South (HQ); 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry (USA); 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne 
Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Hawk
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/16/1970	6/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock I
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province; north of Ban Me Thout
Start Date	End Date
	4/26/1967	5/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 45th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Knight
CTZ
II
TAO
Lam Dong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	2/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (HQ); 3d Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Knight II
CTZ
II
TAO
Lam Dong and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1969	3/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Knight III
CTZ
II
TAO
Lam Dong Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1969	4/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hancock Queen
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan, Binh Tuy, and Lam Dong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/4/1967	3/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
Task Force South (HQ); 3d Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 3d 
Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hang Over
CTZ
II
TAO
Ninh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/3/1966	1/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Happy Valley
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Vinh Thanh Valley (Happy Valley)
Start Date	End Date
	10/13/1965	10/31/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Pacification
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Oreliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hard Rock
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/26/1965	9/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hardihood
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1966	6/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
movement of 1st Australian Task Force to base camp at Ba Ria
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hardin Falls
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harmon Green
CTZ
II and III
TAO
Binh Tuy, Lam Dong, and Tuyen Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/18/1968	7/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 503d Airborne Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harrisburg
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate, USA); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 11th 
Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harrison
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province - south of Tuy Hoa
Start Date	End Date
	2/21/1966	3/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d ROK Marine Brigade; 47th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow-on to Operation JEFFERSON / VAN BUREN
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hartle Green
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/14/1969	11/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harvest
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1968	11/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and interdiction operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military OperationsIn Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harvest Moon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province; Phuoc Ha Valley, south of Da Nang
Start Date	End Date
	12/8/1965	12/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marines 
(USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st ARVN Regiment; 1st Battalion, 
5th ARVN Regiment; 1st Battalion, 6th ARVN Regiment; 11th ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	51 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
256 (USMC)	407 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; to find and attack VC units in the Phuoc Ha Valley
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation resulted from Johnson's decision to commit ground troops and was a test of 
Westmoreland's strategy using search-and-destory missions.  It also tested the Marine tactics
 and equiptment.  The ARVN units attacked on their way to the operation, and had to be 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Harvest Moon (1967)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Special Forces Group
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
parachute assault
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hastings / Deckhouse II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, between Route 9 and the DMZ; Ngan Valley ("Helicopter Valley")
Start Date	End Date
	7/7/1966	8/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
Task Force DELTA, 4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d 
Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 9th Marines 
(USMC); 3d Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC) (joined
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	126 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
498 (USMC)	800-882 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and search and destroy operation; combating PAVN thrust across the DMZ; 
redesignated Operation PRAIRIE on August 3, 1966
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Because Westmoreland disagreed with the Marine emphasis on counterinsurgency over 
large-unit operations against PAVN forces, he launched them on reconnaisance operations in 
the Quang Tri Province to measure PAVN buildup.  The code name for these operations becam
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hat Dich
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1969	7/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hattiesburg
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1966	3/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hattiesburg (1967)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/26/1967	3/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Haverford
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Donh and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1968	2/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Haverford I
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/4/1968	2/18/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)( Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operaitons In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hawkesbury
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/12/1968	9/14/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; 4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hawthorne / Dan Tang 61
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province, near Dak To and at the Tou Morong Special Forces camp
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1966	6/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division, (1/327th Infantry, 2/502d Infantry, and 2/327th Infantry (USA)); 1st 
Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 42d Regiment (ARVN); 21st 
ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
24th PAVN Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	50+ (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
200 (USA)	500-531 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
conduct search and destroy operations; To rescue the Tou Morong Special Forces camp, First 
Battle for Dak To
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The 24th PAVN Regiment had surrounded the Vietnamese irregulars at the Tou Morong Special
 Forces Camp and the 1/327th and the 1st battalion, 42d Regiment ARVN fought to evacuate 
the garrison.  Afterwards, the 1/327th followed the PAVN into the surrounding area.  The PAVN
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United Staes Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hayes
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1966	8/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance operaiton; screening mission along the Cambodian border west of Dak To and 
Dak Pek; surveillance of known and suspected infiltration routes
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hayman
CTZ
TAO
Long Son island
Start Date	End Date
	11/6/1966	11/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation on Long Son Island
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hearldsburg
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/29/1966	12/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Helemano
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/17/1966	6/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Henderson Hill
CTZ
I
TAO
north central Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/23/1968	12/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marine Regiment (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	700
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search-and-clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Henry Clay
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Phu Bon, Phu Yen, Pleiku and Darlac Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/2/2006	7/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in the Cambodian border area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow up to Operation NATHAN HALE
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hercules / Drum Head
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/26/1965	10/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Herkimer Mountain
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/8/1969	7/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 
9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hickory
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/6/1966	10/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy, reconnaissance operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Miiltary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hickory / Beau Charger / Lam Son 54
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1967	5/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (HICKORY); 2d Battalion, 
3d Marines (HICKORY); 1st and 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (HICKORY); 2d Battalion, 26th 
Marines (HICKORY): 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (BEAU CHARGER); 5th ARVN regiment (LAM 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and detroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
mulitbattalion attack into the DMZ; sweep and clearing operations for project PRACTIVE NINE
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hickory II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province near DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	7/14/1967	7/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Followed by KINGFISHER
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
High Tide
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/23/1965	9/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Highland (originally Operation RAMROD)
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/25/1965	10/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security; to open Highway 19 between Qui Nhon and An Khe for debarkation and 
deployment of the 1st Cavalry Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation GIBRALTAR was a part of this
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hines
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1969	11/17/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
subordinate operations were the WAYNE series (1st Brigade), the PUTNAM series (2d Brigade),
 and the GREENE series (3d Brigade)
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoa Xuan Island
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/27/1965	12/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoang Dieu 101
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1970	1/19/1971
Allied Units Involved
USMC; ARVN; ROKMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoang Dieu 103
CTZ
I
TAO
vicinity of Danang
Start Date	End Date
	2/3/1971	3/10/1971
Allied Units Involved
III Marine Amphibious Force; 2d ROK Marine Brigade; 51st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hobart I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/24/1966	7/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hobart II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1966	7/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hodges Black
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1969	11/19/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hollandia
CTZ
III
TAO
Phouc Tuy Province, Long Hai Peninsula
Start Date	End Date
	6/8/1966	6/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hollingsworth
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/7/1966	5/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Four Battalion air assault on suspected communist headquarters
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Holsworthy
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/5/1966	8/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Holt / Lam Son 286
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1966	7/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Homecoming
CTZ
TAO
North Vietnam to South Vietnam to the United States
Start Date	End Date
	2/12/1973	3/29/1973
Allied Units Involved
U.S. POWs
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to obtain the release of U.S. POWs and the simultaneous final reduction in active U.S. forces.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
There were four stages to the return of POWs.  The first began on 12 February and the last 
ended a day late on March 29.  The POWs were initially received at Sai Gon, Ha Noi, and Hong 
Kong depending on whether they were released by the VC, DRV, or China respectively.  Then 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Honolulu
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - vicininty of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	3/14/1966	3/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hood River
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/2/1967	8/13/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hooker I
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces, est of Pleiku - Lontum in vicinity of the Cambodian border
Start Date	End Date
	6/9/1966	6/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Briagde, 1st Cavalry Diviison (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaisance and security operation; search and destroy operation west of Pleiku - Kontum in
 vicinity of the Cambodian border
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations Of Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hop Out
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/10/1965	11/13/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hopscotch
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1965	10/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and area security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoptac
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1967	2/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoptac I
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1968	4/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation, security of Dong Tam Base Camp
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
replaced by Operation KUDZU
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoptac VII
CTZ
IV
TAO
Ding Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1967	4/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hoptac XVI
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/2/1967	5/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hot Foot
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/19/1965	10/19/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hot Springs / Lien Ket 36
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1966	4/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 7th Marines 
(USMC); 5th ARVN Regiment; 1st VNMC Battalion; 5th ARVN Airborne Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; attack on staging area of 1st VC Regiment
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Nam border region
Start Date	End Date
	2/26/1968	9/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th 
Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st 
Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	702
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy / combat operation; clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston (2d Part)
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Provincce
Start Date	End Date
	7/25/1968	9/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 13th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston I
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/26/1968	4/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th Marines 
(USMC); 1st Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry (USA); 2d Battalion, 502d Airborne Infantry 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston II
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1968	5/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston III
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1968	6/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Houston IV
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1968	7/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hughes Black
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/2/1969	1/5/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Highway security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Humboldt
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1967	4/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Hump
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	11/5/1965	11/9/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
173d's first battle took place November 8, 1965 with 1/503d Infantry engagement
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Huntsville
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/20/1966	9/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 48th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations Of Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Idaho Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/23/1969	9/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Regiment (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	565
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Igloo White
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
sensor delivery operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Imperial Lake
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1970	5/12/1971
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Independence
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1967	2/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
companies of … 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 2d 
Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Indian Scout
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1965	11/7/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
area security mission; movement of ROK Tiger Division into TAOR
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Indiana
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/28/1966	3/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Batalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reaction operation; reinforcing ARVN Operation QUYET TANG 72
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Inferno
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to destroy the enemy and to produce a sustained forest fire
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was Operation INFERNO until May 1968, then it became Operation BANISH BEACH.  Bulk 
fuel was dropped from C-130s in concentrated areas.  The Operation was deemed cost 
prohibitive based on analysis of missions flown from April 1968 - August 1968.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ingham
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/18/1966	12/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 5th and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Opreations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Initiator
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Binh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/16/1966	12/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light, Separate, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Innamincka
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/7/1968	9/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
cordon and search and reconnaisance in force operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Iola
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/27/1967	2/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Iowa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1966	4/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
search and destroy operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Irish, Task Force
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/24/1969	6/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Iron Mountain
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Song Tra Khuc River south to MR1/MR2 Border and west to Song Re 
River
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1969	2/28/1971
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
alternative dates March 17, 1969 - March 1, 1971
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Iron Triangle Operation (OPORD 25-65)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province - southwest of Ben Cat, 25 miles northwest of Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	10/8/1965	10/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Iroquois Grove
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/15/1969	9/25/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Irving
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - central coastal area north of Qhi Nhon
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1966	10/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 22d Division (ARVN)(Operation DAI BANG); ROK Capital
 Division (Operations MANG HO 6)
Enemy Units Involved
18th Regiment, 3d PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	fewer than 40 killed and 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
fewer than 40 killed and 	681 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To fight the 18th Regiment in the Binh Dinh Province, Technically an extension of Operation 
Thayer I.  Search and destroyr operation to clear area around Phu Cat Mountain.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation developed from Operation Thayer I when the 1st Cavalry pushed the PAVN 
forces back from the Kim son Valley to the coastal plain.  While the ROK Capital Division and
 ARVN Division set up in blocking positions, the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry reconnaissance 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ivy, Task Force
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/2/1971	3/8/1971
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and surveillance by Company C, 75th Infantry
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Jack Stay
CTZ
TAO
Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	3/26/1966	4/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC; VNMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation along the Long Tau shipping channel by 7th Fleet Amphibious Task 
Force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Jackson / Lien Ket 54
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/27/1966	8/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ); 3d Battalion (USMC), 5th Marines (USMC);  3d Battalion, 7th Marines 
(USMC); 4th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
James Bond
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/4/1966	7/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
counterintelligance raid
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Jasper Square
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/10/1968	4/14/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Jay / Lam Son 284
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province -  10 km northwest of Hue
Start Date	End Date
	6/25/1966	7/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Jeb Stuart
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/21/1968	3/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)(HQ, USA); 1st and 2d Brigades, 101st Airborne Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	3,268
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy mission; reenforce IIIMAF in area between Quang Tri and Hue / Phu Bai
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation in I Corps after the PERSHING operstions in II Corps.  The 1st Brigade joined the 
rest of the division after finishing PERSHING II in late February. Terminated at the start of 
PEGASUS.
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Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Jeb Stuart III
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1968	11/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,114
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear; rice denial, and pacification; clear and search operation; included Operation 
COMMANCHE FALLS I, II, III
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Jefferson
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1966	1/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d ROK Marine Brigade; 47th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation to clear mountainous area along coast south of Tuy Hoa
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Jefferson Glenn/Op Ord 13-70 (Monsoon plan 70), formerly TEXAS STAR
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/5/1970	10/8/1971
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); 1st ARVN Infantry Division; 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry
 Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,026 PAVN/VC
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to shield Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces by patrolling Communist areas that threatened 
critical installations; search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the last major offensive operation which involved U.S. ground troops.  After LAM 
SON 719, the 101st Airborne Division had been gradually disengaged from the field, but three 
battalions still fought in JEFFERSON GLENN.  Fire support bases were established in Thua 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Jim Bowie
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Uppery Dak Som River Valley
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1966	3/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Jingle Bells
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/19/1965	12/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
John Paul Jones
CTZ
II
TAO
Khanh Hoa, Phu Bon, and Phu Yen Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/21/1966	9/5/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA): 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d ROK 
Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to secure Tuy Hoa and the Vung Ro Bay Area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Joliet
CTZ
III
TAO
6 km east of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Junction City
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone C, Tay Ninh Province and bordering provinces, 70 miles north of Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	2/21/1967	5/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st, 4th, 9th  and 25th Infantry Divisions (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 196th
 Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment; 173d Airborne Brigade; Task 
Force Alpha's 1st and 5th Battalions (VMC); TF Wallace's 35th and 36th Ranger Battalion 
Enemy Units Involved
9th VC Division; 272d VC Regiment; 273d VC Regiment; 101st PAVN Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	282
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,576	2,728
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To search out and destroy the VC and PAVN in the area; to destroy the Central Office for 
South Vietnam, the enemy's headquarters in the south; to establish a Special Forces CIDG 
camp and airfield at Prek Klok from which to monitor enemy movement
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: February 21-March 14; Phase II: March 15-April 15; Phase III: April 16-May 14.  As 
one of the largest Allied offensive operations in the war, JUNCTION CITY involved four ARVN 
and 22 U.S. battalions.  Many of the lessons learned in CEDAR FALLS were applied to this 
Sources Used in Archive
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Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kaena
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1966	4/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in support of Operation Makaha
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kahala
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - vicinity of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	4/16/1966	4/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kahana I and II
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh and Binh Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/2/1966	7/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kahuku
CTZ
III
TAO
west of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	4/6/1966	4/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ); 49th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kailua
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1966	11/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Kalamazoo
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1966	4/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Kalihi
CTZ
TAO
Fillhol Plantation
Start Date	End Date
	9/15/1966	11/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Kam
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1966	1/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kam II
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/29/1966	1/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kam III
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/9/1966	2/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Secuirty operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kamehameha
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kamehameha I
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1966	1/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kamehameha II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/29/1966	1/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kamehameha III
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/9/1966	2/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
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Operation Name
Kamuela
CTZ
TAO
Upper Boi Loi Woods and Ben Cui Plantation
Start Date	End Date
	9/19/1966	10/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations and reconnaisance
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kansas
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kathy
CTZ
III
TAO
Capitol Military District
Start Date	End Date
	9/28/1966	9/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
ARVN Airborne Division (HQ); 2d and 8th ARVN Airborne Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Katum
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/27/1971	10/2/1971
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Withdrawal of US personnel from FSB Katum in Tay Ninh Province near Cambodian border
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kawela
CTZ
III
TAO
Iron Triangle area
Start Date	End Date
	6/10/1967	6/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in Iron Triangle area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
included in Operation BARKING SANDS
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keepout
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
seeding of Parrot's Beak area with anti-personnel mines in 1968
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kelley Hill
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/3/1967	1/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kenmore
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1967	10/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiments
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kent
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/8/1966	10/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kentucky
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province; Con Thien area of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1967	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st & 2d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC); 3d Marine Tank 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	3,921
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kentucky Cougar
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh, Tay Ninh, and Binh Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/22/1969	1/31/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
"Battle of Binh Long" August 1969.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kentucky Jumper
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1969	8/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (USA); 9th Infantry Division (cavalry elements); 3d ARVN Regiement
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operations APACHE SNOW and MONTGOMERY RENDEZVOUS were part of this operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keperra
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/23/1970	2/14/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search and reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kern
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/2066	10/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (USMC, HQ); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Blue Jay
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1970	4/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment III): 1st Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Cardinal
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/18/1969	12/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment II): 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Eagle
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1969	8/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment I): 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Mallard
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1971	1/31/1972
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment X): 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Oriole (Alpha)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1971	6/30/1971
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment VII): three infantry battalions and one air cavalry squadron
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Oriole (Bravo)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1971	8/31/1971
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment VIII): 173 Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Oriole (Charlie)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1971	11/30/1971
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment IX): 23d Infantry Division (USA), 11th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA) 
and 198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Owl
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1972	4/30/1972
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment XI): five infantry battalions, two cavalry squadrons and four air 
cavalry squadrons
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Pelican
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1972	11/30/1972
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment XIV): miscellaneous units
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Pheasant
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1972	6/30/1972
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment XII): 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 196th Infantry Brigade 
(Light, USA); four infantry battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Robin (Alpha)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1970	10/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment IV): 3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade 
(Light)(Separate, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Miliary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Robin (Bravo)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1970	12/31/1970
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment V): 4th Infantry (USA); 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Robin (Charlie)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1971	4/30/1971
Allied Units Involved
redeployment (Increment VI): 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division 
(USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Keystone Wren
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1972	8/31/1972
Allied Units Involved
redeplyment (Increment XIII): two infantry battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Khe Sanh, Siege of
CTZ
I
TAO
Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	1/21/1968	4/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
26th Marine Regiment (USMC); 1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 37th ARVN Ranger 
Battalion; 1st Battalion, 13th Marine Artillery (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
304th "Delta" Division (PAVN); 325th "Gold Star" Division (PAVN); 324B Division (PAVN); 68th 
Artillery Regiment (PAVN); 16th Artillery Regiment (PAVN)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	199 (USMC); 43 (ARVN)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
830 (USMC); 184 (ARVN)	10,000-15,000
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to defend Khe Sanh against the Communists
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The siege of Khe Sanh was often paralleled with the battle of Dien Bien Phu.  However, at Khe
 Sanh, the Marines continued to hold outposts at hills 861, 881, 558, and 950.  This allowed 
them to keep the valley floor under surveillance.  The conflict began on 21 January when 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers


Operation Name
Kien Giang 9-1
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Truong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/16/1967	11/24/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 9th Infantry Division (USA); 7th ARVN Division; 9th ARVN Division; 5th 
VNMC Battalion; US Navy Task Force 117
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
King Hit
CTZ
TAO
Xa An Nhut
Start Date	End Date
	12/10/1968	12/11/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
village cordon and search of Xa An Nhut
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kingfisher
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, near DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	7/16/1967	10/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d, Battalions, 9th Marines
 (USMC); 9th Marines (HQ); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions,  
4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines 
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN (specifically 90th and 812th Regiments)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	340 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,462 (USMC)	1,117 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; To stop entry of the PAVN into Quang Tri Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Up until 28 July, there was very little contact with the PAVN.  However, the 2/9 went into the 
DMZ and came under PAVN fire along Route 606.  Air Strikes were sent to provide support and
 Company M of the 3/4 also lent assistance.  However, because of a great many casualties, 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kings
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province - 25 km south-southwest of Danang
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1966	3/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kings Cross
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/31/1969	12/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kingston
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/14/1969	10/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kipapa
CTZ
III
TAO
Filhol Plantation
Start Date	End Date
	8/31/1966	9/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kittyhawk
CTZ
III
TAO
Ling Khanh, Phuoc Tuy, etc. Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1967	5/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry (USA); 3d Squadron, 11th Armored 
Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and reconnaissance operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kittyhawk (2nd part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1967	3/21/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
security for Black Horse Camp
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Klamath Falls
CTZ
II & III
TAO
Binh Thuan, Lam Dong, and Binh Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1967	1/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Squadron, 7th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Knox
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/3/1967	4/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
DELTA Teams
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Knox (2nd Part)
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1967	11/4/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalions, 11th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Koko Head
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/23/1966	8/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
formerly Operation Mokuleia; redesignated July 23, 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kokuliea
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/14/1966	7/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kolchak I
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/26/1966	2/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kole Kole
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia, Tay Ninh, and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/13/1967	12/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	645
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kosciusko
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/15/1968	6/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaisance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kramer White
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1969	1/5/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
screening operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kudzu
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Truong Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1968	11/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation; security of the Dong Tam base; reconnaissance in force; replaced 
Operation HOPTAC I
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kudzu II
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/20/1968	12/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Kunia
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1967	12/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in the Ho Bo Woods, Bui Loi Woods, Filhol Plantation, and the 
Iron Triangle.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Included operations KAWELA, AKUMA, WAIMEA, and KUNIA
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Oeprations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lafayette
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/25/1967	2/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st-2d-3d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lahaina
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/7/1966	9/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 27th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lake
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/6/1967	7/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 138
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1967	10/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
two ARVN battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
operation conducted by the ARVN north of Operation MEDINA
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklis Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 245
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/2/1968	4/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 54th Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	638
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lam Son 261
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/11/1968	4/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 1st Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	724
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lam Son 271
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1968	4/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 2d Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	603
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lam Son 277
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1969	6/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 2d Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	541
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lam Son 67
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Bien Hoa Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1967	1/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division (USA): 5th ARVN Division; 18th ARVN Division; 3d 
VNMC Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 68
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1968	3/10/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN Division; 18th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy; suspended March 10, 1968
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 719
CTZ
I
TAO
southern Laos across from the two northern provinces of the RVN
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1971	4/9/1971
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); USA air support; ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
304th, 308th & 320th PAVN Divisions
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	1,764 (ARVN); 215-253 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
3,000-3,400+ (ARVN); 1,149	2,500+ (ARVN)	19,360-20,000 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To curtail southbound shipments of supplies down the Ho Chi Minh Trail; to capture Tchepone 
in Laos and destroy supplies in Base Area 604 and Base Area 611; to sever the Ho Chi Minh 
Trail
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the first major ARVN deployment unaccompanied by U.S. advisors.  By this time, 
Vietnamization was well under way as U.S. troops continued to withdraw.  Meanwhile, the Ho 
Chi Minh Trail was still being used heavily to transport troops and supplies.  The 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Lam Son 719 (U.S.) Part I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1971	4/6/1971
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Infantry Brigade (Light)(USA); 101st Airborne 
Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
20,000 ARVN and 9,000 US troops reactivated the former American base at Khe Sanh and 
pushed up to the Loatian border
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Oeprations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 719 Part II
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laos
Start Date	End Date
	2/8/1971	4/8/1971
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
disrupt the NVA logistics along the Ho chi Minh Trail
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
RVNAF attack into Laos with the objective of disrupting NVA logistics along the Ho Chi Minh 
Trail in southern Laos
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son 720
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/18/1971	8/31/1971
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lam Son II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Bien Hoa Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/23/1966	2/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lamar Plain
CTZ
I
TAO
southwest of Tam Ky in Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1969	8/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry (USA); 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	524
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lancaster I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1967	1/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 
2d and 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lancaster II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1968	11/23/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 3d 
Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th 
Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,801
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Multibattalion search-and-clear operations; search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lanikai
CTZ
III
TAO
Long An Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/14/1966	2/13/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lanoke
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/25/1967	2/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lard Yar
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/14/1967	10/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lavarack
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/30/1969	6/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
ambush and reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lawrence
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Le Loi I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/8/1968	2/10/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 1st Ranger Group
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	695
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lee / Lien Ket 64
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/3/1966	10/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th ARVN Regiment; 2d ROK Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Leeds
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1966	12/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Leeton
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/3/1967	6/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lejune
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1967	4/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d 
Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Leopard
CTZ
TAO
Duc Thanh District
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1970	1/7/1970
Allied Units Involved
A Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation in Duc Thanh District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lewis and Clark
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/3/1966	5/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force from Pleiku GI to An Khe
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lexington
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1966	5/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
saturation patrolling north of Rung Sat Special Zone as a follow up to Operation JACK STAY
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operaitons In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lexington III
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - Rung Sat Special Zone, in a thick mangrove swamp south of Sai Gon
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Divison (USA); USN; ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
VC; PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation - to find and engage sizable Communist forces, and if no major 
action occured, to conduct search-and-clear operations within the zone
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The area of Rung Sat Special Zone had long been a VC and PAVN hideout which threatened Sai 
Gon.  The 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry conducted the operations in the area, often having to 
wade in hip-deep mud.  The companies were rotated every 48 hours to avoid trench foot and 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encycylopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by 
Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast 
Asia


Operation Name
Liberty Canyon
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/26/1968	11/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
redeployment of the 1st Cavalry Division to III Corps Tactical Zone
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lien Ket 081
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/17/1967	2/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 2d Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	813
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lien Ket 4
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1965	7/29/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d VNMC Battalion; 51st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lien Ket 414
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/25/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 4th Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	710
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lien Ket 531
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/26/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 5th Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	542
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Lien Ket Ten
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/29/1965	10/30/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 6th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lightning
CTZ
II
TAO
Khanh Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/8/1965	11/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d ROK Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lightning Bug
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
air interdiction operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
in 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lihue
CTZ
III
TAO
Highways 1 and 22 between Cu Chi and Tay Ninh
Start Date	End Date
	5/2/1966	5/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security on Highways 1 and 22, between Cu Chi and Tay Ninh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lincoln
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/9/1966	9/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lincoln (I Corps)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/4/1967	1/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliiminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lincoln (I, II and III / Mosby I)
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac, Plaiku and Phu Bon Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1966	4/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 
25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operations in Chu Pong and Ia Drang River areas near the Cambodian 
border.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations


Operation Name
Linebacker I
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1972	10/23/1972
Allied Units Involved
USN; USAF; USMC; ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
turn back the Eastertide invasion; destroy military supplies inside North Vietnam; isolate the 
DRV from outside sources of supply; and interupt the flow of supplies and troops to the 
battlefields of South Vietna; US provided tactical support to ARVN
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After the Eastertide Offensive, President Nixon allowed the bombing of North Vietnam to 
resume.  He countered a convetional PAVN invasion into the south with a conventional 
bombing of the north.  LINEBACKER I began with the mining of the Haiphong harbor, as well 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; The Encyclopedia Of The 
Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary 
Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Linebacker II (Christmas Bombing)
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam (Hanoi and Haiphong Harbor)
Start Date	End Date
	12/18/1972	12/29/1972
Allied Units Involved
USAF; USN
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	26 aircraft shot down
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,612 civilians
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To bring North Vietnam back to the negotiating table; "Christmas Bombing" of North Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
When the peace talks collapsed on December 13, Nixon gave the DRV representatives an 
ultimatum to return to the negotiating table in 72 hours.  When they did not, he ordered more 
bombing in North Vietnam.  The main goal of this bombing was to bring the North Vietnamese
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; Preliminary Checklist
 Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Linn River
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/27/1969	2/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Miitary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lion
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/5/1967	7/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lismore
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1967	5/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Little Rock
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/1/1966	10/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 48th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Little Sheba
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/24/1965	12/24/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Route and convoy security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Logan Field
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/7/1968	10/13/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lonesome End
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/14/1965	10/17/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Highway and are security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Long Lance
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/3/1966	1/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operaiton
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Long Reach
CTZ
II
TAO
Plaiky Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1965	11/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division - Operation ALL THE WAY; 
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division - Operation SILVER BAYONET II; 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry 
Division - Operation SILVER BAYONET I
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy, relief of Plei Me CIDG camp; also know as Operation PLEI ME or the 
Pleiku Campaign
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Long Reach (Part 2)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/5/1969	12/26/1969
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Longfellow
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1966	5/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 42d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to search the area west of Highway 14 north from Dak To 
toward Dak Pek; in support of USA Engineers repairing and improving Highway 14.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Longstreet
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Phu Yen Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/16/1966	6/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d ROK Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
engineer security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklsit Of United States Miliary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Longview
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/23/1966	10/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation; route clearing operation on Highway 16 between Phuoc Vinh and Bien Hoa
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Los Angeles
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/9/1966	3/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security and clearance operation on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Los Banos
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101s Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Louisiana Lee
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin and Thua Thien Provinces - a Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	8/15/1969	9/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lulu
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/12/1969	3/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
Capitol Military Assistance Command (HQ, USA); 199th Infantry Brigade 
(Light)(Separate)(USA); 3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lyon Valley
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/27/1970	8/24/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Lyre Bird
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/1/1968	8/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Land clearling operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
MacArthur (1967 portion commonly known as the Battle of Dak To)
CTZ
II
TAO
Western Central Highlands (especially Dak To Special Forces Camp and surrounding hills); Binh
 Dinh, Darlac, Kontum, Pleiku, and Quang Duc Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1967	1/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (3d Battalion, 12th Infantry (3/12th), 3d Battalion, 8th Infantry (3/8th)) 
173d Airborne (4/503d Infantry, 1/503d Infantry); 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 173d
 Airborne Brigade (USA); 3d ARVN Airborne Brigade; 42d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
24th PAVN Regiment; 32d PAVN Regiment; 174th PAVN Regiment; 66th PAVN Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	700+ (USA)(Battle of Dak To
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,441 (USA)	5,731 (PAVN) (Battle of Dak To 1,644
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy/combat operation; border protection;reconnaissance in force and search 
operation; to stop PAVN infiltration and drive out those Communists already there.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After operation GREELY, only one 4th Division battalion remained in Kontum Province.  When 
the PAVN presented a threat to Dak To Special Forces camp, more battalions were deployed.  
The PAVN had been establishing good positions over the past several months.  In November, 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operaitons In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Macon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Thua Thien Provinces; An Hoa industiral complex in Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/4/1966	10/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d, Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d, Battalions, 
9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	507
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; Security operation for An Hoa industrial complex
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Madison
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/21/1966	10/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maeng Ho 10
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1968	3/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
ROK Capital Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	664
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Maeng Ho 9
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1967	1/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
ROK Capital Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	749
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Maikiki
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/3/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mailed Fist
CTZ
TAO
Duc Thanh District
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1969	5/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
B Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification and reconnaissance operations in Duc Thanh District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maili
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - southwest of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	4/27/1966	5/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maimi
CTZ
TAO
vicinity Tan Uyen
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maine Crag
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Laotian border area west of Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	3/10/1969	5/2/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st 
Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Makaha
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - northwest of Cu Chi
Start Date	End Date
	4/11/1966	4/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Makalapa
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh or Hau Nghia Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1967	4/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
Phase I: 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); Phase II: 1st and 2d Brigade, 25th Infantry
 Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: March 18 - April 7, 1967; Phase II: April 8 - April 21, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Makalapa II
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1967	4/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Makiki
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/3/1966	6/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 49th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Malheur I
CTZ
I
TAO
Duc Pho District of Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1967	6/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
Task Force Oregon (HQ, USA);1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
2d VC Regmient; 2d PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	81 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	869 (VC/PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation under OPCOM Task Force Oregon; 1st Combat mission for the 
101st; to provide security along the coast and open Highway 1 & relieve Communist pressure 
in northern Binh Ginh, Quang Ngai, and southern Quang Tin Provinces.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The area of the Quang Ngai Province had been patrolled by units reinforced with the 2d 
Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and the 196th Light Infantry Brigade.  Then Task Force Oregon 
was formed in the five-provinces, allowing the Marines to move to the DMZ and easing the 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Malheur II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/8/1967	8/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
Task Force Oregon (HQ, USA); 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mallard
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Name Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/11/1966	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mallard (2d Part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/23/1966	9/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 34th Armor
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
deployment of 2d Battalion, 34th Armor from Vung Tao to Long Binh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mallet (or Mallet II)
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/28/1966	2/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation to open Route 15
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mameluke Thrust
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Thua Thien  Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1968	10/23/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC) from 5/19 - 7/6; 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC) from 5/19 - 
6/15; 1st Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC) from 5/19 - 7/6; 1st Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC) 
from 5/19 - 7/6; 3d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC) from 5/19 - 8/8; 3d Battalion, 7th Marines
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,728
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation; clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: May 19 - June 15; Phase II: June 16 - October 23
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checlist Of United States Military
 Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Manchester
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, Long Khanh, and Phuoc Long Provinces - north of the Dong Nai River
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1967	2/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA) (12/18/67 - 1/13/68); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division 
(1/12/68-2/17/68)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; replaced Operation STRIKE
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Manhattan
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province - Boi Loi Woods and Long Nguyen Forest north of the Iron Triangle
Start Date	End Date
	4/23/1967	6/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 1st and 2d 
Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 5th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Manitowoc
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/11/1966	8/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Marauder / An Dan 564
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia and Long An Provinces - along the Oriental River
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1966	1/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
2d Battalion, 503d Infantry action
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklsit Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Marble Mountain
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1965	8/5/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
March
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/6/1967	9/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
OMEGA Team (5th Special Forces Group B-50 Detachment)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Marigold
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to obtain peace
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the code name for a peace initiative in 1966.  The Italian Ambassador to the RVN 
Giovanni D'Orladni and International Control Commission Janusz Lewandowski acted as a 
mediators.  This was Moscows first attempts at the "diplomacy of peacemaking".  However 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Market Time
CTZ
I-IV
TAO
the coast of South Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	3/11/1965
Allied Units Involved
U.S. Vietnam Patrol Force (TF 71)(USN); after July 31, 1965 until termination in March 1973 
the Vietnam Patrol Force became the Coastal Surveillance Force (TF 115)(USN); Coast Guard 
Squadron Three (USCG);  Royal Australian Navy; South Vietnamese Navy (VNN); South 
Enemy Units Involved
DRV Navy; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to conduct surveillance of the 1,200 mile South Vietnamese coastline and halt seaborne 
infiltration of supplies to Communist troops
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The operation was organized around nine patrol sectors.  Three zones of interdiction included 
the air surveillance zone, the outer surface barrier, and the inner or shallow-water barrier.  
The air surveillance zone, 100-150 miles out to sea, identified suspicious vessels, 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary 
Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Marsden
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/28/1969	12/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
ambush and reconnaissance operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Marshall Mountain
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/9/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maryland
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/25/1967	1/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Masher / White Wing
CTZ
II
TAO
Bong Son Plain and surrounding areas in the Binh Dinh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1966	3/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 22d Division and Airborne Brigade (ARVN);1st Regiment,
 Capitol Division (ROKA)
Enemy Units Involved
VC guerrilla forces; 18th, 22d, 98th PAVN regiments, 3d PAVN "Sao Vang" Division; 1st and  2d
 Main force VC Regiments
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	288 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
788 (USA)	2,150-2,389
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To locate and destroy enemy forces in the Bong Son Plain and 
surrounding areas in II corps' Binh Dinh Province.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The Masher / White Wing operation became the first major campaign to cross corps 
boundaries when the 3d Marine Division on Operation DOUBLE EAGLE crossed into the Binh 
Dinh Province.  The ARVN operations supporting U.S. sweeps included THAN PHONG II and LI 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by 
Harry G. Summer, Jr.; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military 
History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United State Military 


Operation Name
Massachusetts Bay
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/23/1969	6/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; rice denial operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Massachusetts Striker
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Thua Thien Provinces - A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1969	5/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; reconnaissance in force operation into A Shau Valley; to build fire 
support bases at the southern edge of the valley; to sweep through the valley in search of 
PAVN and VC
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
MACV received reports of increased PAVN logistical activity in the A Shau Valley and so sent 
in the 101st Airborne Division.  First, they built two fire support bases at the southern edge of
 the valley.  Weather postponed the following airmobile operations until later in the day.  The 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Massey - Harris
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/29/1970	9/20/1970
Allied Units Involved
_ Squadron, 3d Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
food denial operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mastiff
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong, Binh Long, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/21/1966	2/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d and 3d Brigades, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,042
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; directed at enemy in and around the Michelin Rubber Plantation 
to include the Boi Loi woods
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Matador (last part)
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku and Kontum Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1966	1/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operaiton in Cambodian area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Matador I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Kontum, and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/31/1965	1/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and defense
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Matador II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Kontum, and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1966	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mathews
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/24/1968	6/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Matilda
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/15/1970	1/26/1970
Allied Units Involved
A Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
armored sweep involving reconnaissance, ambush, and joint operations with RF/PF
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Matthew
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/29/1969	7/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Maui Peak
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/5/1968	10/19/1968
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines
 (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mayflower
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/12/1965	5/18/1965
Allied Units Involved
everyone
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To end the war in Vietnam via bombing halts.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was the first deliberate bombing pause by the U.S.,  halting ROLLING THUNDER
 for a while.  The Johnson government hoped the pause would stop criticism about how the 
bombing affected citizens, expose the fallacies in the DRV, and pave the way for even larger 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, edited by 
Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
McClain
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1968	1/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 3d Brigade, 506th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division 
(USA); 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy/combat operation; reconnaissance in force in support of pacification, 
continuation of Operation BYRD
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia; Vietnam: Order 
Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Meade River / Hung Quang 1/81
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/20/1968	12/9/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th
 Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 26th 
Marines (USMC); 51st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon, clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Meadowlark
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/5/1966	9/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
deployment of the 11th Armored Cavalry from Vung Tau to Long Binh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Medina
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces - Hai Long National Forests
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1967	10/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines
 (USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to destroy base camps in the I Corps area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
the 1/3 move into area was code named Operation BASTION HILL; two ARVN airborne 
battalions operated north of MEDINA on Operation LAM SON 138
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Menu
CTZ
Cambodia
TAO
Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1969	8/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To destroy supplies and disrupt the PAVN and VC base camps in the border area between 
Cambodia and South Vietnam;  To destroy the Central Office for South Vietnam (COSV); to 
prevent an attack on the scale of the 1968 Tet offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
These were secret B-52 bombing of Cambodia with the code name FREEDOM DEAL.  B-52 
missions began to be flown in Cambodia on 18 March.  This mission targeted Base Area 353 
and was code named BREAKFAST.  Following missions received the names SUPPER, LUNCH, 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: a Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Merino
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/18/1968	7/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mexacali
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/13/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Miami
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1966	4/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Middlesex Peak
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin and Quang Ngai Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1971	7/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mingo
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/2/1968	3/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines
 (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destory operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mississippi
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/29/1966	12/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
9th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mobile
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngia Province - 20 km north of Quang Ngia
Start Date	End Date
	5/25/1966	5/28/1966
Allied Units Involved
17th Marines (USMC): 5th ARVN Regiment; 5th VNMC Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mokuliea
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Hau Nghia Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/14/1966	7/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated Operation COCO HEAD July 23, 1966
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Operation Name
Monroe
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1966	3/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Montana Mauler
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/22/1969	4/3/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 2d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Montana Mustang
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1971	7/11/1971
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Montana Raider
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zones C and D
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1969	5/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Monterey
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/28/1966	9/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Monterey (2d part)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/30/1966	10/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
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Operation Name
Montgomerey Rendezvous
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thuan Thien Provinces - A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	6/7/1969	8/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 3d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
part of Operation KENTUCKY JUMPER
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Operation Name
Montgomery / Lien Ket 40
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/9/1966	5/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d and 5th 
VNMC Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Morgan
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/20/1966	5/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mosby I
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku and Kontum Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/11/1966	4/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 5th Battalion, 14th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force along Cambodian border west of Pleiku, Kontum and Dak To
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
element of Operation LINCOLN
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mosby II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku and Kontum Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/21/1966	5/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; reconnaissance in force and interdiction of VC troops 
movements west of Highway 14 from Pleiku to Kontum
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I terminated and Phase II commenced on May 1, 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muncie
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/26/1967	2/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Mundingburra
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/14/1969	8/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force, ambush, patrolling and village security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Murray Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/25/1970	10/12/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muscatine
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/18/1967	6/10/1968
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry division (HQ, Americal, USA); 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 11th 
Infantry Brigade (USA); 198th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,129
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muscle Shoals (Dump Truck)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
delivery of anti-personnel subsystem sensors
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muskagon
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1966	6/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muskegon (2d part)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1966	6/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 2d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muskogee
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/6/1969	4/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Muskogee Meadow
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1969	4/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
My Lai Massacre (Operations in the hamlets of Son My village)
CTZ
I
TAO
subhamlet My Lai 4, Son My Village, Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1968	3/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
C Company, 1st Battlaion, 20th Infantry (C1/20), 11th Infantry Brigade (Light) of the 23d 
(Americal) Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
supposed to encounter the 48th VC Local Force Battalion
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
the operations in this area were to be search-and-destroy sweeps to capture VC operating in 
the area as part of the 48th VC Local Force Battalion
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was intended to capture VC in the area of Son My village, which was 
nicknamed "pinkville" due to the high concentratin and activity of the VC in the area.  The 
C1/20 was part of Task force Barker in the area and suffered from weak leadership 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Nahavo Warhorse I
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/15/1968	2/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nahavo Warhorse II
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/14/1969	3/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nantucket Beach
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Batangan Peninsula and Quang Ngai City
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light)(USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
VC 48th Battalion
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; to secure the Batangan Peninsula
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This February 1970 operation followed BOLD MARINER.  Many Gis were killed by the traps and
 mines and engineers had to destroy new bunkers and tunnels in much the same sites as 
previously.  This operation highlighted the ineffectiveness of BOLD MARINER.  After the 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Napa / Lien Ket 56
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1966	9/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d, 3d, 4th Battalions, 6th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
originally EL PASO but redesignated NAPA of Sept. 5
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Napier
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/10/1970	3/10/1970
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
codorn and search and reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Napoleon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/4/1967	2/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Napoleon / Saline
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - vicinity of the Cua Viet River, Dong Ha area of Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/28/1968	12/9/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d 
Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC); 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	3,495
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; To keep the supply line of communication open to the port facility
 in Dong Ha
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
combination of Operations NAPOLEON and SALINE from Feb. 28
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Napoleon / Saline II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (USMC); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Narasuan
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1967	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nashville
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/28/1966	12/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nathan Hale
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province - north of Tuy Hoa
Start Date	End Date
	6/20/1966	7/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Brigades, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy west of Tuy An in the area surrounding DECKHOUSE I
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Action occurred on June 19-20 with the 2d Battalion, 327th Infantry, on June 21 with the 2d 
Battalion, 327th Infantry and the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, and on June 22 with the C-2d 
Battalion, 327th Infantry
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nebraska Rapids
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/5/1970	9/8/1970
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry Division (USA); 1st Marine Division (USMC); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Neosho
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1967	1/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC);
 3d Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Neosho II
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1968	1/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 9th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Neppabunna
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/15/1969	9/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification and reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Neutralize
CTZ
TAO
near DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	9/12/1967	10/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
massive air operation to neutralize the threat to Dong Ha, Gio Linh, Camp Carrol, and Con 
Thien originating from the area in and near the DMZ
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nevada
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Cape Batangan area
Start Date	End Date
	4/12/1966	4/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 2d Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d ARVN Division; VNMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nevada Eagle
CTZ
I
TAO
central Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne 
Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
VC/PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	3, 299 (VC/PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; Part of the ovreall Allied pst-Tet Coutneroffensive, 
Battalionn-sized foray to crush the VC and PAVN forces throughout S. Vietnam.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was a follow up to Operation DELAWARE.  It was launched during the 1968 Tet
 Counteroffensive.  However, except for a few conflicts during airmobile patrols, little contact 
was made with the Communists.  The 101st focused onkeeping roads open in S. Vietnam for 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
New Castle
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/21/1967	3/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
New Life 65
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/21/1965	12/17/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and rice harvest security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
New One
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/21/1965	10/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and secure operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
New York / Thua Thien 177
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province -Phu Thu Peninsula near Phu Bai
Start Date	End Date
	2/27/1966	3/3/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 3d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Newark
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/18/1967	4/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Niagara
CTZ
I
TAO
area around Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1968	4/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
USMC; USA Special Forces; USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,288 PAVN observed; 10,000 PAVN 
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to locate the enemy and to use B-52 bomber strikes constanlty to counter the increasing 
threat of enemy buildup in the Khe Sanh area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The first phase of NIAGARA was a Marine, Navy, and Air Force  intelligence effort to locate 
the enemy using strikes, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare aircraft.  It lasted until 
January 21, when NIAGARA II was put into effect due to the enemy attack on Khe Sanh.  The 
Sources Used in Archive
Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; The Encyclopedia Of The 
Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
Niagara / Cedar Falls
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
see Cedar Falls
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Niagara Falls (1967 set up)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/4/1967	1/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
deception operation to place the 173d in position for CEDAR FALLS
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nicoliet Bay
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/7/1968	11/13/1968
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 26th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Noble Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/22/1970	11/3/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Norfolk Victory
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1968	4/19/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Norfolk Victory II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/19/1968	6/29/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see Chattahoochee Swamp
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Norton Falls
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1969	11/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to screen deployment of the 4th Marines
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Norwalk
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1966	10/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nowra
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy
Start Date	End Date
	8/8/1968	9/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
defense of Baria and Long Dien
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Nudgee
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1970	6/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oahu
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/1/1966	8/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oakland / Lien Ket 46
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/29/1966	7/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th ARVN 
Regiment; 37th ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oceanside
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oh Jac Kyo I
CTZ
II
TAO
central coast of South Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1967	4/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
2 ROK Divisions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	831
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To linkup two of the ROK division areas of operations along the central coast of South 
Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Accomplished the linkup of the ROK Divisions's areas of operations.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam:Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Ohio Rapids
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1969	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oklahoma Hills
CTZ
I
TAO
southwest of Da Nang in Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1969	5/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st-2d-3d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines
 (USMC); 51st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	596
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oliver Wendell Holmes
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/13/1966	10/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d ARVN Airborne Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Olympa
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/24/1966	3/29/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Omaha
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1966	4/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; road clearing between Chon Thanh and Lai Khe on Route 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Onslow
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/15/1967	10/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d ARVN Ranger Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Operation Plan 34A (OPLAN 34A)
CTZ
DRV
TAO
DRV coastline
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
mercenaries and South Vietnamese commandos
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
minor raids to collect intelligence and attack coastal defensive positions; covert intelligence 
operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was a covert harassment and intelligence-gathering effort along the DRV coast.
  The night of July 30-31, 1964, an OPLAN 34A mission attacked islands Hon Ngu and Hon Me. 
 They only managed to fire on the islands before they had to return to the base.  However, a 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Orange
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1966	4/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oregon
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province - 20 km se of Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1966	3/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Oregon (1967)
CTZ
I-III
TAO
movement from III corps to I corps
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1967	4/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
movement of selected units from III CTZ to I CTZ
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Osage
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/27/1966	5/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (III MAF Sea Landing Force, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
rice harvest security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Osceola
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/20/1967	1/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
same organization as Operation MEDINA
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Osceola II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/21/1968	2/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Otsego
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/18/1966	4/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ottawa
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/20/1966	8/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Overlander
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/8/1969	4/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and neutralization of enemy assets
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Owen Mesa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Thua Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/25/1968	10/14/1968
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ox Trail
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/3/1965	12/7/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 12th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paddington
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/6/1967	7/14/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment; 1st 
Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 9th Infantry Division (USA); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paddy Bridge
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/14/1966	2/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 27th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Palestine
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1966	3/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Palm Beach
CTZ
IV
TAO
Ding Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/6/1967	6/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	570
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Palm Beach II
CTZ
III & IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong, Co Cong, Kien Hoa, and Long An Provinces and Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1967	5/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Park Silver / Hancock Dragon
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1970	11/17/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry; 2d Battalion, 503d Airborne 
Infantry (joined December 24, 1970
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated Operation HANCOCK DRAGON ca. November 18, 1970
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Patio
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1970	5/31/1970
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
USAF strikes in support of US ground operations into Cambodia
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Patrick
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1968	3/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search / search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow on to Operation Pershing II
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paul Bunyan
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/19/1967	9/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
jungle clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paul Revere / Than Phong 14
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac and Pleiku Provinces (from the Chu Pong Massif to Duc Co,and from the Cambodian 
border to Plei Me)
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1966	7/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA), battalion from the 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division 
(USA), Troop B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2 ARVN and ROK 
battalions; 6 artillery batteries (USA).
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN "Yellow Star" Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	light casualties
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	200-546 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; border surveillance operation in the vicinity of Chu Phong 
Mountain, Doc Co and Plei Me Special Forces Camp; To counter a PAVN offensive against the 
Special Forces border camps
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
A task force of USA, ARVN, and ROK fought the PAVN units throughout the area.  Heavy 
fighting occurred at Chu Pong and the PAVN soldiers took many casualties.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paul Revere II
CTZ
II
TAO
Chu Pong War Zone, Pleiku Province along the Cambodian border
Start Date	End Date
	8/1/1966	8/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA), 2d and 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, 
USA); 3d ARVN Airborne Brigade; 23d ARVN Division; 3d ROK Cavalry Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
2 PAVN regiments
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	809-861 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To patrol and fight the enemy in the Chu Pong War Zone
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
A larger operation than Paul Rever I, this operation began when the 3d Brigade of the 25th 
division took casualties while on patrol in the Chu Pong War Zone.  The 2d and 3d Brigades of 
the 1st Cavalry, along with two battalions from the ARVN and ROK, were sent to the area.  
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paul Revere III
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1966	12/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4t5h Infantry Division (USA); 2d and 3d Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 2d 
Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation on the southern border of Kontum province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Paul Revere IV
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province near the Cambodian border, centered on the Chu Pong-Ia Drang area
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1966	12/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); i2d and 3d Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA) and 
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN 10th Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	heavy casualties in 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	977
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
A major search-and-destory operation along the Cambodian border on southern border of 
Kontum Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This search-and-destroy operation cnetered on the Chu Pon-Ia Drang area, and although the 
USA suffered many casualties in ambushes, the PAVN regiment left 977 known dead.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pawnee
CTZ
I
TAO
Thau Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/26/1966	9/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pawnee II
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/8/1966	9/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pawnee III
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/29/1966	12/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pecos
CTZ
TAO
Happy Valley
Start Date	End Date
	7/20/1967	7/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 11th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow up was Operation STOCKTON
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pegasus / Lam Son 207
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province near Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1968	4/15/1968
Allied Units Involved
17 U.S. and 4 ARVN battalions involved (1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 3d Marine 
Division (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC);
 1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC); 1st ARVN 
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,044 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation; To relieve the Siege of Khe Sanh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation required that the Army and Marines build LZ Stud just north of Ca Lu on Route 
9.  Because the Allies lacked information on the PAVN forces, the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry 
was sent to find PAVN strong points, destroy anitaircraft guns, and locate LZs.  The Marines 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pennsylvania Square
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/29/1970	3/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Peoples Road
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/17/1968	5/21/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security for construction of QL4 between Cat Lay and My Tho; search and destroy / combat 
operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
combined with Operation TRUONG CONG DINH May 21, 1968
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Perry
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/25/1967	3/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pershing
CTZ
TAO
Hoa An Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1967	4/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; refugee evactuation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pershing I
CTZ
I & II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province and Quang Ngai Province, northern coastal plain and Kim Son and Luoi Ci 
Valleys
Start Date	End Date
	2/11/1967	1/19/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry (USA); 22d AVN units
Enemy Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 3d PAVN division; ; 22d PAVN Regiment; 610th PAVN 
Division; VC units
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	5,401 (650 PAVN during the last 
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To conduct cordon-and-search operations with ARVN and USA 
forces to rout the entrenched VC infastructure and establish RVN government control.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The 1st Cavalry continuously swept the area pursuing the PAVN and VC forces.  Helicopters 
allowed the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry to spot and engage enemy forces, and then rapldly 
insert battalions.  Nearly 100,000 inhabitants were evacuated and sent as refugees to the RVN
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pershing II
CTZ
I & II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1968	3/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	614
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search; search and destroy operation; To continue to fight the PAVN and VC in the
 area of the Binh Dinh Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Most of the division had deployed to I Corps.  Before joining them, the 1st Brigade 
participated in PERSHING II and furthered hurt the PAVN/VC forces.  However the 3d PAVN 
Division would soon return.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker;  Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Perth
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/8/866	6/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Petrie
CTZ
III
TAO
Phou Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/29/1970	7/13/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Phoenix (Operation 8-66)
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hao Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/26/1966	3/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
173 Airborne Brigade (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation concieved by its Infantry Division.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Phoi Hop
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1970	4/19/1970
Allied Units Involved
8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Phu Vang I
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades 101st Airborne Division (USA); 54th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Phu Vang III
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1968	11/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 54th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Phu Vang IV
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/11/1968	1/9/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 54th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Piburn
CTZ
TAO
Lower Plai Trap Valley
Start Date	End Date
	12/9/1967	12/13/1967
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Plei Djereng CIDG camp strike force
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pickens Forest
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province - near Song Thu Bon valley
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1970	8/24/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pickett
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1966	1/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
in conjuction with Operation PAUL REVERE
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Piedmont Swift
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1968	11/30/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pierce Arrow
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to retaliate for the attacks on two U.S. destroyers in the Tonkin Gulf incidents.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Two U.S. destroyers where attacked in the Gulf of Tonkin on 4 August 1964.  As a result of 
this, President Johnson ordered air strikes which were named operation PIERCE ARROW.  
Planes flew from the Ticonderoga and the Constellation in 64 sorties.  Controversy developed 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social, & Military History, edited by 
Spencer C. Tucker


Operation Name
Pike
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/1/1967	8/3/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pink Rose
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to determine techniques used to destroy large areas of the forest and jungle
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
"Operational evaluation to determine techniques and conditions required to destroy large areas
 of forest or jungle growth by fire. The procedure incorporated a combination of defoliation of 
the target area to dry it out and following this the delivery of a massive dose of incendiary 
Sources Used in Archive
 Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pinnaroo
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province - Nui Chau Vien Mountaints
Start Date	End Date
	3/5/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force; 2d and 3d Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pinnaroo (longer version)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/5/1968	4/18/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pioneer
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/26/1968	10/4/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pioneer I
CTZ
I
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/17/1966	6/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pioneer II
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien How Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1966	1/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pipestone Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/25/1969	11/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 5th Marines
 (USMC); 1st Battlaion, 26th Marines (USMC); 2d ROK Maine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Piranha
CTZ
I
TAO
Batangan Peninsula along the coast of southern Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
BLT 3d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (USMC); BLT 1st Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment 
(USMC); 2d Division (ARVN); VMC
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	extremely light
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	149 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
targeted  a VC buildup; follow-on to operation STARLITE
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation followed STARLITE, the first major U.S. ground operation of the war.  Very few
 Marines participated as much of the operation was carried out by the ARVN and VMC forces. 
 PIRANHA, though longer, was much less spectacular than STARLITE.  PIRANHA helped show 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pitt
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/5/1967	12/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pittsburg
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/25/1967	3/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
spoiling attacks to locate and disrupt enemy activitiy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Plateau
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/30/1970	5/4/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade,4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Platte Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province and Ruong Ruong Valley
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Platypus
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/29/1968	8/13/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, Royal Australian Regiments
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation in the Hat Dich area.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Platypus (1969 version)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/1/1969	8/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
B Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment, Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
interdiction of VC movement across Route 15
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Plei Me
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see operation Long Beach
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pleiku Campaign
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see operation Long Beach
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pocahontas Forest
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tri Provinces - Hiep Duc Vallry
Start Date	End Date
	7/5/1968	8/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
196th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 26th 
Marines (USMC); 5th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pole Star
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/23/1966	9/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Portsea
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1967	4/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Cavalry (USA); 11th Armore Cavalry (USA); 1st Australian Task Force; 5th 
and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment; 43d ARVN Regiment; 35th ARVN Ranger 
Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Prairie
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province, Cho Thien / Gio Linh areas of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	8/3/1966	1/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d, Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d, 
Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 7th 
Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines 
Enemy Units Involved
324B PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	200 (USMC, between Prairie 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,000 (USMC, between 	1,397 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To keep track of the 324B PAVN Division following HASTINGS
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After Operation HASTINGS, the 3d Marine Division was left in the area to monitor the 324B 
PAVN Division and keep it from corssing the DMZ to invade Quang Tri Province.  This 
operation was supported by LAM SON 318.  Throughout Prairie and later Prairie II, The Marines
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spence C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United
 States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Prairie Fire
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laos
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
MACSOG operation to collect intelligence, to locate, interdict and destroy enemy personnel on 
the infiltration routes through Laos into South Vietnam and to capture prisoners
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Prairie II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Con Thien / Gio Ling areas of the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1967	3/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 4th 
Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
324B PAVN Division
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	200 (USMC, between Prairie 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,000 (USMC, between 	693 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To monitor and stop the 324B PAVN Division from crossing the 
DMZ into Quang Tri Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After HASTINGS, the 3d USMC Division monitored the area.  During Prairie and Prairie II, the 
Marines kept the 324B PAVN Division from crossing the DMZ.  The Marines drove the PAVN 
across the Ben Hai River. Their efforts kept the PAVN from establishing a major operating 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Prairie III
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/18/1967	4/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 4th 
Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Prairie V
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/19/1967	5/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st and 3d 
Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th
 Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Project Practice Nine
CTZ
I
TAO
along the southern edge of the DMZ in Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1967	5/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
 3d Marines? USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The McNamara Line; a barrier between North and South Vietnam along the southern edge of 
the DMZ; redesgnated ILLINOIS CITY June 1967 and DYE MARKER July 1967.  See also 
Operations BEAU CHARGER / HICKORY / LAM SON 54
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Providence
CTZ
TAO
from Tan Uyen to Phuoc Vinh
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1966	5/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; route security along 1st Infantry Division LOC from Tan Uyen 
to Phuoc Vinh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Puckapunyal
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/26/1967	5/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Pulaski
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/23/1967	2/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Purple Martin (originally MASSACHUSETTS BAY)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/27/1969	5/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated PURPLE MARTIN March 2, 1969
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Cougar
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/21/1969	10/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Panther
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	6/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry Division 
(USA); 1st and 3d Battalions, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry (USA); 1st 
Battalion, 22d Infantry (USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Paragon
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/18/1970	10/12/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Power
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/18/1970	2/7/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 
12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 22d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
alternative dates January 21 - 30, 1970
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Shark
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1970	3/11/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 
12th Infantry (USA); 1st and 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Tiger
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/16/1969	9/22/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d and 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry (USA); 1st and 
3d Battalions, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 22d Infantry (USA); 2d Battalion, 35th 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	563
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Valley
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/12/1970	10/24/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Putnam Wildcat
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1969	1/18/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 
22d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quang Nam
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/27/1969	6/20/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 1st Ranger Group
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	688
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Quang Nam (1965)
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/11/2001	12/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
August 11 - 25, 1965; September 10 - 14, 1965; December 27, 1965
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quang Tin
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/9/1965	12/30/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
August 9, 1965; August 13 - 14, 1965; September 12, 1965; December 30, 1965
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Queanbeyan
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1966	10/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Draw
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/2/1965	10/4/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Hop / Tyler
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1966	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Kick (1965)
CTZ
II
TAO
Plaiku and Kontum Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/10/1965	12/22/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Kick (1966)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/3/1966	1/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Kick II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/11/1966	1/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Kick III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1966	1/26/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quick Kick IV
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/3/1966	2/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quicksilver
CTZ
TAO
between Ben Cat and Phuoc Vinh
Start Date	End Date
	12/4/1967	12/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security of highway between Ben Cat and Phuoc Vinh for the movement of the 101st Airborne 
Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quintus Thrust
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1969	3/9/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quyet Chien
CTZ
IV
TAO
44th Special Tactical Zone
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1968	3/4/1969
Allied Units Involved
7th, 9th, and 21st ARVN Infantry Divisions; 44th Special Tactical Zone unit; 9th Infantry 
Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	15,953
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Follow-up to Operation TRUONG CONG DINH
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quyet Thang
CTZ
IV
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
7th ARVN Division; 9th ARVN Division; 21st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quyet Thang (Resolve to Win)
CTZ
III
TAO
Sai Gon area and Bien Hoa, Gia Dinh, Hau Nghia, Lam Son and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/10/1968	4/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA); 9th Infantry Division (USA); 2d and 3d Brigade,  25th Infantry 
Division (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 
5th ARVN Division; 25th ARVN Division; ARVN Airborne Battalions; Vietnamese Marine Corp 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	2,658
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force; search and destroy / combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Largest operation to date.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Quyet Thang 21/38
CTZ
IV
TAO
An Xuyen Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVn 32d Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	721
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Quyet Thang 22
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/24/1969	3/10/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 2d Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	777
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shleby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Quyet Thang 25
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1969	3/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 4th Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	592
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Quyet Thang II
CTZ
IV
TAO
IV Corps Tactical Zone
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1969	12/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 7th, 9th and 21st Infantry Divisions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	37,874
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Miltidivision operation in the IV Corps Tactical Zone to seek out Communists
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Rabbit Hunt
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/27/1965	11/27/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 2d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rain Dance
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
USAF support of Royal Lao counteroffensive in the Plaine des Jarres region
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ranch Hand
CTZ
RVN
TAO
South Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	1/12/1962	1/7/1971
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to deny Communist forces the use of jungle cover through defoliation and to deny them 
access to food crops in South Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In 1961 a U.S.-RVN counterinsurgency center began evaluating the use of herbicides VC food 
sources and foliage.  In November of 1961, the first Special Aerial Spray Flight was deplyed 
for Vietnam.  Finally on 1 January 1962 the first planes arrived at Tan Son Nhut Airport and 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Randolph Glen
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1969	3/31/1970
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); 1st ARVN Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	670
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation; clear and search operation; to provide security on the periphery of the 
populated lowlands of Thua Thien Province.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
an effort at pacificaation in the A Shau Valley
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ranger I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/19/1965	10/19/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ransom Raider
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1969	11/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA); 18th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rawlings Valley
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/16/1968	12/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Reaction
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/29/1968	3/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rebel Rouser
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/31/1965	12/31/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearance and security on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Reconstruction
CTZ
II
TAO
south of Tuy Hoa; Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d ROK Marine Brigade; 47th ARVN Regiment;
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
followon to Operation JEFFERSON / VAN BUREN
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red Ball IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/15/1966	1/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
resupply convoy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red Ball V
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/28/1966	2/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
resupply convoy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red Ball VI
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/3/1966	3/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
route security operation for resupply convoys
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red Ball VII
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/27/1966	4/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red One
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1965	10/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and area security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Red Snapper
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/22/1965	10/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 2d ARVN Regiment; 11th ARVN Ranger 
Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Remagen
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1969	4/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
see also TASK FORCE REMAGEN
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Reno
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - vicinity of Dong Ha
Start Date	End Date
	5/30/1966	6/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Reno (or Reno I)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/30/1966	6/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Republic Square
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thau Thien Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/28/1969	12/6/1969
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Retiever II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/24/1966	1/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Retriever I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/18/1966	1/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Revenger
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1965	10/24/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 6th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Reynella
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/8/1969	6/15/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Battlion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rhino
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/19/1967	6/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rice
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1969	5/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC); 3d Squadron, 5th 
Cavalry, 9th Infantry Division (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rice Farmer
CTZ
IV
TAO
conducted throughout the Delta
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1969	8/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN Regiment; supporting forces
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,860
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rich
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/23/1968	10/27/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Richland Square (originally CAROLINA BLASTER)
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien and Quang Tri Provinces - A Shau and Da Krong Valleys
Start Date	End Date
	8/14/1969	9/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st Airbonre Division (USA); 3d ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated Operation RICHLAND SQUARE August 17, 1969.
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Richmond
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/22/1967	9/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Riley
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	7/3/1967	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA); Royal Thai Army Volunteer Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
alternative dates: July 21, 1967 - April _, 1968
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Riley II
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Phuoc Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/27/1967	9/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rio Blanco / Lien Ket 70
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/20/1966	11/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rio Grande / Lien Ket 81
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/17/1967	2/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d ARVN Division; 2d 
ROK Marine Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ripley Center
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/13/1970	8/31/1970
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 5th Marines (one company, USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th 
Marines (one company, USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marines 
(two company, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
River Raider I
CTZ
III
TAO
Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1967	3/20/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: February 16 - March 4, 1967; Phase II: March 5-19, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Riviera
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/30/1965	12/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Road Runner
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province - Highway 13 north of Ben Cat
Start Date	End Date
	11/10/1965	11/15/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearance and security operation; operation to clear and secure Highway 13 north of Ben 
Cat
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
action November 12, 1965
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Road Runner II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/18/1965	11/18/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Road Runner III
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/20/1965	11/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Road Runner IV
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/22/1965	11/22/1965
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Road Runner VI
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1966	2/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road clearance and security operation on Highway 13
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Roadside
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/13/1969	5/22/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Robertson White
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1970	6/9/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Robin
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/10/1966	10/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
operation to secure movement route of 3d Brigade / 4th Infantry Division from Vung Tau to 
Bear Cat
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rock
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/6/1968	3/10/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rock Crusher
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/29/1970
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
combined with offensive operation into Cambodia
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rocket
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/5/1967	6/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rolling Stone
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1966	3/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation; operation to provide security for 1st Engineer 
Battalion road construction
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
action of February 27, 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rolling Thunder
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	3/2/1965	10/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
USN ; USMC; USAF
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	hundreds
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
hundreds	hundreds	52,000 citizens
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
air strikes at targets in North Vietnam to interdict flow of supplies south.  to bomb the DRV 
so that it will be more inclined to surrender
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After FLAMING DART the military moved on to a new air campaign that would last until 
October 31, 1968.  It was supsended from December 25, 1965 to January 31, 1966 to induce 
the DRV to negotiate.  The Airforce and Navy expected ROLLING THUNDER to bring the DRV 
Sources Used in Archive
the Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer 
C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers; Preliminary Checklist 
Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rose
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan and Ninh Thuan Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/11/1967	11/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Ross
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/14/1969	11/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
ambush and reconnaissance operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Roundhouse
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Binh Duong Provinces - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	2/4/1966	2/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Rush
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/5/1967	8/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (two companies, USMC); 4th Battalion, 
12th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (two companies, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Russell Beach
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Batangan Peninsula
Start Date	End Date
	1/12/1969	7/21/1969
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light, USA); 3d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sabine Draw
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/27/1968	11/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Salem
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/13/1966	3/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Saline
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1968	2/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
combined with Operation NAPOLEON on February 28, 1968
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sam Houston
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku and Kontum Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1967	4/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 25th 
Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	733
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and border surveillance operation; To survey the border in the Pleiku and 
Kontum Provinces
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
the 4th and 25th Infantry Divisions continued to survey the border in the Pleiku and Kontum 
Provinces.  Followed by Francis Marion.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
San Angelo
CTZ
II and III
TAO
Quang Duc and Phuoc Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/15/1968	2/9/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
San Francisco
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1968	3/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Santa Cruz
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/19/1966	12/22/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Cordon and search
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Santa Fe (1966)
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/13/1966	7/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Santa Fe (1967)
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/27/1967	11/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 2d and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment; A 
Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
multi-brigade search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Santa Fe (1967-1968)
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh and Binh Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	11/2/1967	1/5/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 2d and 7th Battalions, 
Royal Australian Regiment; 18th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force, road clearing and convoy escort
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Saratoga
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong, Gia Dinh, Hau Nghia, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1967	3/11/1968
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	3,862
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Saturate
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/5/1969	12/4/1969
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sayonara
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Binh Khe-Qui Nhon Area
Start Date	End Date
	9/28/1965	11/13/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
area and route security; search and destroy operation to cover deployment of Capitol ROK 
Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
(GOOD FRIEND II)
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Scalping Mustang
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1965	12/20/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sceptre
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/28/1968	10/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Scotland
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province (action centered in Khe Sanh area)
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1967	3/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
26th Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Marine Division (USMC)(3d Battalion, 26th Marines (3/26th), 1st 
Battalion, 26th Marines (1/26th), 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (2/26th), 3d Battalion, 26th 
Marines (3/26th)); 1st Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 13th Marines (USMC); 
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	205+ (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
1,688 (USMC)	1,561-1,600 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To rid the Khe Sanh area of the PAVN who were massing in the
 area.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Originally, only the 3/26th and the 1/26th were at Khe Sanh. Since it appeared that PAVN 
troops were massing in the area, the USA sent in the 3/26th.  On 20 January, the 1/26th and 
3/26th fought a PAVN battalion between hills 881 South and 881 North, beginning the second 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Scotland II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	4/14/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC);  1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 26th Marines (USMC); 2d Brigade, 1st 
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	435 (9 from the 1/9th) USMC
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
2,395 (53 from the 1/9th) 	32 from the 1/9th USMC	3,311 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation; Continuance of USMC operations upon termination of Operation 
PEGASUS; To continue to clear the Khe Sanh area of the PAVN.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation began after the termination of PEGASUS.  In the beginning, 3/26th patrolled the 
valley west from Khe Sanh toward Hill 881S.  They encountered little resistance, finding 
mostly the remains of the Communists.  The 1/9the Marines did encounter fighting against 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States
 Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sea Dragon
CTZ
DRV
TAO
Coast of North Vietnam, Song Giang and Kien Giang Rivers
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1966	10/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
USN
Enemy Units Involved
North Vietnamese shipping units
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	5 USN
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
26 USN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to cut the southward flow of munitions and to bombard positions of military significance in 
the DRV.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The operation began on 25 October 1966 when the first U.S. ships entered the waters north of
 the DMZ. The Masnfield and Hanson were to stop Communist shipments over water from 
North Vietnam into Quang Tri Province.  By February, the area patrolled extended past the 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Seamont
CTZ
TAO
Phu Quoc Island
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1966	8/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
Gulf of Thailand Surveillance Group (US Navy)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation;
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
terminated with 26th Marines OPCOM to Operation PEGUSUS
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Search Turn
CTZ
IV
TAO
Mekong Delta; Rach Gia-Long Xuyen Canal from the Bassac River to the Rach Soi Canal and 
southwest to the Gulf of Thailand
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1968
Allied Units Involved
SEALORDS (Task Force 194) USN
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to establish a blockade along the Vinh Te canal in the center of the western part of the Delta
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Admiral Zumwalt asked Capt. Salzer to design an operation to establish a blockade along the 
Vinh Te Canal bordering Cambodia.  The operation, SEARCH TURN, began on 1 November.  
After four days, an interdiction barrier with a 24 hour river patrol was launched by NAV-FORV 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Searcy
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1967	2/9/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Seaside
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/8/1966	9/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Settlement
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1965	11/1/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security of Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation COBRA became Operation SETTLEMENT on October 16
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Seward
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1966	10/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st Battalion, 22d Infantry, 4th Infantry Division 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation; rice protection
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Seymour
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/28/1967	1/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shasta
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/5/1966	11/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC): 1st Battalion, 26th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shasta II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/19/1966	12/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shawnee
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/21/1967	5/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC);
 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shelbyville
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/22/1967	9/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC);
 3d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shenandoah I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/16/1966	11/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force / search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shenandoah II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Binh Long Provinces and Loc Ninh Provinces - Ben Cat to Chon Thanh west of 
Highway 13 and in the jungle and rubber plantations around Loc Ninh
Start Date	End Date
	9/27/1967	11/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
271st and 273d PAVN Regiments; other PAVN Regiments
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	956-1,000 PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and road clearing operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
One major battle of this operation occurred at Loc Ninh on the 29 October.  The U.S. Special 
Forces and Civilian Irregular Defense Group were attacked with mortar fire.  The first assault 
was pushed back, but the second one breached the perimeter.  ARVN and Special Forces units,
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sheridan Sabre
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/16/1968	3/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sherman Peak
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/25/1969	2/9/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 1st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Shining Brass/ Prairie Fire/ Phu Dung
CTZ
Laos
TAO
cross-border operations into Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
U.S. Special Forces; 12 man teams including three Americans and nine Montagnard civilians 
under MACV-SOG control)
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; Pathet Lao personnel
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
primary mission to locate targets for aerial bombing, but at times they had to fight; later 
operations were expanded to include emplacing antipersonnel devices, engaging PAVN or Pathet
 Lao personnel, assessing bomb damage, and controlling air strikes
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The operation began as merely locating targets for bombing and sporadic fighting, but 
expanded to include heavier fighting and much more involvement in the airstrikes.  Eventually 
three Amreican-led Vietnamese battalions were used for larger missions in Laos.  At first 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Shiny Bayonet
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - Suaica River valley, 274 miles north of Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	10/10/1965	10/12/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); VN Marines
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Major ARVN / US drive against the NVA / VC; first operation for the 1st Cavalry Division; 
enemy eluded the trap by the 12th
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Short Fuse
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/12/1966	1/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Show Low
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - 10 miles west of Quang Ngai City
Start Date	End Date
	3/5/1968	3/13/1968
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 3d Infantry (USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sidney II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1966	7/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sierra
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/12/1966	1/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion,  7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Silver Bayonet (including the Battle of Ia Drang)
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province - Plei Me area; Ia Drang Valley
Start Date	End Date
	10/19/1965	11/28/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA) (including 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (1/7th), 2d Battalion,
 7th Cavalry (2/7th); 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (1/5th); 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry (2/5th)); 3d 
Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); ARVN units operation in Pleiku Province
Enemy Units Involved
33rd and 66th PAVN regiments (LZ Albany included PAVN 8th Battalion)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	234-305 (USA, LZ 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
121 (USA, LZ X-Ray): 124 	1,771-3,561 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
approximately 230
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To prevent the NVA from gaining control of the Central 
Highlands along Route 19 and splitting South Vietnam in two. Included Ia Drang Valley Battles
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation marked the PAVN's shift from reliance on VC guerrilla forces to the use of 
conventional military forces.  It also marked the beginning of U.S. direct massive ground 
combat operations and the testing ground for heliborne airmobility tactics.   On 19 October 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of the Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Silver Bayonet II
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province - Plei Me area
Start Date	End Date
	11/20/1965	11/26/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Silver City (or Silver City II)
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, and Long Khanh Provinces - War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1966	3/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 173d Airborne 
Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; 10th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Silver Lake
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	1/7/1967	1/19/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sioux City
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - northwest of Xam Cat
Start Date	End Date
	9/25/1966	10/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Skysweep
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/1/1969	3/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
SLAM (Seeking, Locating, Annihilating and Monitoring)
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laos
Start Date	End Date
	9/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
new concept of interdiction operations in Laotian Panhandle
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Smash I & II
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/16/1965	12/23/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 173d Airborne Brigade (Smash I, USA); 2d Brigade, 1st 
Infantry Division (Smash II, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Smithfield
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/18/1966	8/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Snipe Hunt
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
interdiction missions
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
occurred in 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Somerset Plain / Lam Son 246
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province - A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	8/4/1968	8/20/1968
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); 1st Cavalry (USA); 1st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to destroy the Communist forces and gain control of the valley
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
After capturing war materials and supplies during DELAWARE, MACV wished to use SOMERSET
 PLAIN to destroy the communist forces and gain control of the valley.  The 1st Cavalry 
would continue its operations while the 101st airborne would move to block the retreating 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Song Song River
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/25/1965	7/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Song Ve 6
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/22/1965	11/24/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d VNMC Battalion; 11th and 37th ARVN Ranger Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reaction
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Spearhead
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 47th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
occurred in April 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Speedy Express
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong and Kien Hoa Provinces; MR IV
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1968	5/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (minus 3d Brigade)(USA); 7th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	10,899
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force; IV CTZ dry-weather campaign
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Spokane Rapids
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/20/1969	3/3/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Spragins White
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/11/1969	12/30/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Divisoin (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry (USA); 2d Battalion, 
35th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Spread Out
CTZ
TAO
upper Van Cahn Valley
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
ca. October 1965
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Springfield
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 2d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
ca. July 1966
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Springfield II
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/26/1966	8/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stable
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/10/1966	10/10/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Logical Command
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
arrival and movement of ROK 9th Infantry Division, 100th Logistical Command, and HQ 
ROKFVFC through Nha Trang and Tuy Hoa
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stafford
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1969	5/1/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stark
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/22/1967	2/2/1967
Allied Units Involved
OMEGA Teams(B-50 Detachment)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Starlite (Starlight)
CTZ
I
TAO
began near the Van Tuong Peninsula in Quang Tri Province, then moved south of Chu Lai in 
Quang Ngai Province.  Included landing zones west and southwest of the hamlets Nam Yen 
and An Cuong
Start Date	End Date
	8/17/1965	8/24/1965
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 3d Marine Regiment (3/3 USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th 
Marine Regiment (2/4 USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7 USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
1st VC Regiment (60th and 80th battalions and 52nd Company)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	1500	45 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
120 (USMC)	614-700 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To eliminate the VC 1st Regiment with a three-pronged attack.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the first significant action between US and VC Forces.  The VC 1st Regimant had 
planned an attack on the airfield at Chu Lai when the Marines attempted a spoiling attack.  
3/3 blocked VC escape to the south with an amphibious landing at Green Beach.  2/4 landed by
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by 
Harry G. Summers, Jr.; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Politcal, Social & Military 
History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military 


Operation Name
Steel Horse VII
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/25/1966	7/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, 16th Artillery (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
extensive harrassment and interdiction program
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Steel Tiger
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laotian panhandle below the 17th parallel  over the Ho Chi Minh Trail;
Start Date	End Date
	12/12/1964
Allied Units Involved
USAF; USN
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to disrupt the Ho Chi Minh Trail; Joint Chiefs of Staff-approved USAF and USN armed route 
reconnaissance and strike operations in Pathet Lao / Viet Minh and Viet Cong areas in the 
Loatian Panhandle and the Plaine des Jarres.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In April of 1965 Operation BARREL ROLL split in two.  Operation STEEL TIGER covered the 
Laotian panhandle below the 17th parallel.  This campaign over the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos 
was largely unsuccessful due to limited air power in the war.  Originally, STEEL TIGER was 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sterling
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/11/1966	12/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stingray I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/6/1969	3/6/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stingray II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/11/1969	3/11/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stockton
CTZ
TAO
Happy Valley
Start Date	End Date
	7/27/1967	7/29/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Stone
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/11/1967	2/22/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th 
Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 26th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Strangler I
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/4/1969	2/12/1969
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Strangler II
CTZ
III
TAO
Gia Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/13/1969	2/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Strike
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1967	11/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 47th Infantry (USA); 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry
 (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
replaced by operation MANCHESTER
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Strike / Uniontown
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/17/1967	12/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
operations consolidated November 17, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sullivan
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/13/1968	9/13/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sultan (1967)
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1967	12/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
Project DELTA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sultan (1968)
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1968	1/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
Project DELTA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Summerall
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac, Khanh Hoa, and Phu Yen Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/29/1967	4/29/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Phase I: March 29 - April 2, 1967; Phase II: April 3 - 16, 1967; Phase III: April 17 - 29, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sunflower
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/5/1967	2/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to negotiate peace with North Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was a peace initiative following MARIGOLD's failure.  In a direct approach to Ha Noi 
through the DRV embassy in Moscow, along with a coinciding attempt by British Prime 
Minister Wilson, the U.S. and Ha Noi attempted to conduct negotiations.  However, the U.S. 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Sunrise
CTZ
III
TAO
north of Sai Gon in War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
Allied Units Involved
ARVN
Enemy Units Involved
VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to establish hamlets in one of the least secure areas in South Vietnam
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was a pilot Strategic Hamlet program.  Hamlets were constructed to remove the 
peasants from the countryside, and thus from VC control.  A war correspondent reported that 
only 4 of the 14 camps were constructed by November 1962 and the main hamlet, Ben Tuong,
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Sunset Beach
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1966	10/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Surfside
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/22/1969	5/2/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sussex Bay
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/29/1968	9/9/1968
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalions, 7th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sutter
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/30/1966	12/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Suwannee
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/13/1966	8/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sweeping Mustang
CTZ
II
TAO
II Corps Tactical Zone
Start Date	End Date
	12/9/1965	12/15/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade,1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Swift
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	9/4/1967	9/15/1967
Allied Units Involved
Task Force X-RAY, 1st MArine  Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 5th Marines 
(USMC); 2d Battalion, 11th Marines (USMC); 21st, 37th and 39th ARVN Ranger Battalions; 3d 
Battalion, 4th ARVN Regiment; 3d Battalion, 6th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	517
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Swift Play
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/23/1968	7/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
Battalion Land Team 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Swift Saber
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/6/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sydney I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/4/1966	7/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sydney II
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/15/1966	7/23/1966
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Sylvester
CTZ
II
TAO
sw of Qui Nhon
Start Date	End Date
	12/19/1967	12/31/1967
Allied Units Involved
Van Canh CIDG camp; camp strike forces
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Syr
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/6/1967	3/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Take Out
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/28/1965	12/30/1965
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
crash recovery operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Talladega Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/30/1968	10/5/1968
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tally Ho
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Air and naval gunfire interdiction of LOC in southernpanhandle of North Vietnam
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tamborine
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/1/1967	2/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tampa (1966)
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/13/1966	3/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tampa (1968)
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/26/1968	3/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 3d Battalions, 7th Marines (elements, USMC); 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry, 9th Infantry 
Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tangle
CTZ
TAO
Duc Thanh District
Start Date	End Date
	12/22/1969	12/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
A Squadron, 1st Armored Regiment (Australian)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification of Duc Thanh District
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Taro Leaf
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/3/1966	2/15/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Task Force Remagen
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/16/1969	4/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tat Thang 18
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1970	5/3/1970
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
air reconnaissance and economy of force; in support of elements of 24th Special Tactical Zone
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Taut Bow
CTZ
TAO
Happy Valley
Start Date	End Date
	2/7/1966	2/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Reconnaissance Battalion (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Taylor
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/5/1966	2/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Divison (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation and road clearing.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Taylor Common
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1968	3/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st, 2d, 3d 
Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 2d and 3d Battalions, 26th 
Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,299
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tennessee Pride
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/23/1969	7/1/1969
Allied Units Involved
101st Airborne Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tet Offensive 1968: Battle of Hue
CTZ
I
TAO
Hue City
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1968	2/25/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d, 7th and 9th Battalions, 3d Regiment (ARVN); ARVN 1st Division; VNMC; 1st Battalion, 1st 
Marines (USMC; 1st and 2d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st Division (USMC); 2d Battalion,
 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division 
Enemy Units Involved
VC 12th Battalion; Hue City Sapper Battalion; 6th PAVN Regiment; 4th PAVN Regiment; 24th 
Regiment, 304th Division (PAVN); 29th Regiment, 325C Division (PAVN): 99th Regiment, 324B 
Division (PAVN)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	74 (USA); 142 (USMC); 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
507 (USA); 857 (USMC); 	5,000-5,113 (PAVN/VC)
Enemy WIA
POW 89 (PAVN/VC)
Objective of Operation
To retake the City of Hue during the Tet Offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The Battle of Hue was the longest and bloodiest battle of the Tet Offensive.  The battle 
began on 31 January, though the ARVN commander had already put his 1st Division on alert 
because he had received reports of early Tet attacks in the south on the 30th.  This move 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The 
Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Tet Offensive 1968: Battle of Saigon
CTZ
III
TAO
area around Saigon
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1968	3/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
II Field Force Vietnam (1st Infantry Division, 9th Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division, 
101st Airborne Division, 199th Light Infantry Brigade, and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 
(USA); Australian, New Zealand, and Thai forces in the area; coordinated efforts of ARVN III 
Enemy Units Involved
35 Battalions (1 PAVN and 2 VC Divisions) including 5th VC Division, 7th PAVN Division, D16 
VC Battalion, 267th VC Battalion, battalion from the 271st VC Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to protect the Sai Gon Circle
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In December 1967, the U.S. had turned the responsibility of the defense of Sai Gon over to the
 S. Vietnamese.  The IIFFV battalions were sent to VC campaigns on the Cambodian border in
 response to Gen. Giap's attempts to draw U.S. forces away from the major cities.  Luckily 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vientam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Historical Atlas Of The Vietnam War, by Harry G. Summers, Jr.


Operation Name
Teton
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1966	10/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Texas / Lien Ket 28
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - 20 km southwest of Quang Ngai City -  An Hao outpost
Start Date	End Date
	3/20/1966	3/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment
 (USMC), 2d Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment (USMC); 5th ARVN Airborne Battalion; VMC
Enemy Units Involved
1st VC Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	light casualties
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	623 (VC)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; pursuit of major VC unit; To retake An Hoa outpost from the 
1st VC Regiment
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
On 19 March the VC attacked An Hoa.  Though the USMC helicopters brought reinforcements, 
it was not thought that the outpost could be held.   The next day the 3/7th Marines and 5th 
ARVN  Battalion flew in. The allies forced the VC to withdraw and the 2/4th Marines were 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Texas Star
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri and Tuan Thien Provinces - A Shau Valley
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1970	9/5/1970
Allied Units Involved
3 brigades from the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile, USA); ARVN 1st Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	112 (USA at Ripcord)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
698 (USA at Ripcord)	1 (USA at Ripcord)	1,782+ PAVN
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation; became Operation JEFFERSON GLENN; to regain the initiative of the 1969 A
 Shau Valley campaigns lost during RANDOLPH GLEN's pacification efforts; to halt PAVN 
infiltration
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Unlike RANDOLPH GLEN, operation TEXAS STAR only used one brigade of the 101st Airborne 
Division for pacification and development programs throughout the area.  The other two 
brigades swept through the Quang Tri and Thua Thien provinces.  By using fire support bases 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: a 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Texas Traveler
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone C
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1969	11/27/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thayer I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - south of Bong Son
Start Date	End Date
	9/12/1966	10/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 3d ARVN Airborne Brigade; 41st ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thayer II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/24/1966	2/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile, USA); 25th Infantry Division (USA); VNMC Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,757
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Followed THAYER I and was in turn followed by PERSHING in the coastal plain and Kim Sin 
and Luoi Ci Valleys
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thor
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province; North Vietnam
Start Date	End Date
	7/1/1968	7/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
Provisional Corps Vietnam (HQ)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
rapid fire on the Cap Mui Lay Sector, Quang Tri Province, NVN
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thunder Dragon
CTZ
I
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/17/1967	5/27/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA/KMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thunderbolt
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	8/6/1965	8/7/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Thunderhead
CTZ
DRV
TAO
North Vietnam, near Ha Noi
Start Date	End Date
	5/29/1972	6/19/1972
Allied Units Involved
SEAL teams (USN); Navy helicopters
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	1 USN
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to search for the reported escaped POWs in enemy territory.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Intelligence learned of a possible escape attempt by POWs near Ha Noi.  Many sorties were 
flown to search for the escapees.  Navy SEAL teams and helicopters performed surveillance, 
and one man was killed.  However, the prisoners were never found and the operation was 
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Tien Bo
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Duc Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/24/1968	9/9/1968
Allied Units Involved
ARVN 23d Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,091
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton


Operation Name
Tiger Balm
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/2/1969	1/4/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment; 1st Australian Civil Affairs Unit
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Concordia VIII
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/24/1967	7/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
riverine and airmobile search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Concrodia VI
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/17/1967	7/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
riverine search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Coronado
CTZ
III
TAO
Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	8/23/1967	8/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in support of Operation CORONADO
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Coronado III
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province - Rung Sat Special Zone
Start Date	End Date
	8/14/1967	8/16/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Coronado IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Long An Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/29/1967	8/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
riverine / airmobile search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Coronado IX
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/4/1967	12/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Coronado V
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1967	8/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
riverine, airmobile and mechanized search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Hound
CTZ
Laos
TAO
along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos; Military Regions I and II in the area from Tchepone near 
the 17th parallel south to Cambodia
Start Date	End Date
	12/5/1965
Allied Units Involved
USA; USAF; USMC; USN
Enemy Units Involved
PAVN; VC
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
to reduce Communist infiltration along the Ho Chi Minh Trail; airstrikes against targets in 
southern Laos to interdict the flow of troops and supplies into the RVN
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation began in December 1965 to augment operations by STEEL TIGER.  TIGER 
HOUND was not subjected to strict rules of engagement because this area was considered an 
extension of the South Vietnamese battlefield and was under Gen. Westmoreland's control.  
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tiger Mountain
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/26/1970	10/10/1970
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
K-75th Ranger Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tippecanoe
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/13/1967	3/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang (Complete Victory)
CTZ
III
TAO
Capital Military District, near Sai Gon; Bien Hoa, Binh Duong, Binh Long, Binh Tuy, Gia Dinh, 
Hau Nghia, Long An, Long Khanh, Phuoc Long, Phuoc Tuy, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/7/1968	5/31/1968
Allied Units Involved
III ARVN Corps and II Field Force, Vietnam (42 U.S. and 37 Vietnamese battalions) (3d 
Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA); 1st Infantry Division (USA); 25th Infantry Division (USA);
 199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 1st Australian 
Enemy Units Involved
VC 267th Local Force Battalion; PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	7,645 (VC/PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
To stop VC and PAVN attacks on Sai Gon, motivated by the 1968 Tet Offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This was the first of many Allied operations with the same code name.  It began as 11 
separate operations in the RVN, but MACV combined them into Operation TOAN THANG.  In 
May after peace talks were announced, MACV and ARVN strengthened defenses around Sai 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 1/69
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/20/1969	1/23/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 41
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodian Invasion, "Angel's Wing" area
Start Date	End Date
	4/14/1970	4/17/1970
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 49th ARVN Regiment; 3d ARVN Ranger Group (36th 
and 52d Ranger Battalions); 31st ARVN Ranger Battalion; 10th ARVN Armored Cavalry; 18th 
ARVN Armored Cavalry
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 42
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodian Invasion
Start Date	End Date
	4/29/1970	7/22/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 9th Infantry Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 5th 
ARVN Division; 9th ARVN Division; 18th ARVN Division; 25th ARVN Division; 7th-8th-9th ARVN
 Airborne Battalions; 2d and 4th ARVN Ranger Groups; 30th-31st-33d-34th-36th-36th-51st-52d 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 43 (Total Victory)
CTZ
III
TAO
eastern boudaries of Tay Ninh, Binh Long, and Phuoc Long Provinces ("fishhook" area)
Start Date	End Date
	5/1/1970	6/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 11trh Armored Cavalry (USA); ARVN Airbonre Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Cambodian operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 44
CTZ
III
TAO
Cabodian Invasion, west of Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/6/1970	5/14/1970
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 45
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodian Invasion - northwest of Bu Dop, Phuoc Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/6/1970	6/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 5th Battalion, 12th Infantry, 199th Infantry Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 46
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodian Invasion
Start Date	End Date
	5/6/1970	6/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang 500
CTZ
III
TAO
Cambodian Invasion, Parrot's Beak area
Start Date	End Date
	5/7/1970	5/12/1970
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang II
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong, Gia Dinh, Hau Nghia, Long An, Long Khanh, Phuoc Long, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1968	2/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA); 1st Infantry Division (USA); 9th Infantry Division (USA); 25th 
Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade 
(Light)(Separate)(USA); 11th Armored Cavalry (USA); 1st Australian Task Force; Royal Thai 
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang III
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong, Gia Dinh, Hau Nghia, Long An, and Tay Ninh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	2/16/1969	10/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
25th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toan Thang IV
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1969
Allied Units Involved
everybody
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Todd Forest
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/31/1968	1/13/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 101st ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tolare Falls I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/2/1970	10/15/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tolare Falls II
CTZ
I?
TAO
Quang Nam Province?
Start Date	End Date
	10/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toledo
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/12/1966	3/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Toledo (2d part)
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Tuy and Phuoc Tuy Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	8/9/1966	9/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Australian Task Force; 10th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operation DECKHOUSE III was joined by this operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tong
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/7/1969	6/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
C Company - 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
ready reaction against enemy force of unknown size reported to be in Hoa Long Village
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tornado
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	6/5/1967	6/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Townsville
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/23/1970	4/23/1970
Allied Units Involved
6th RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Trail Blazer
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1965	10/24/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Reconnaissance Battalion
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Trail Boss
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tran Hung Dao I
CTZ
III
TAO
Sai Gon area; Capital Military District
Start Date	End Date
	2/5/1968	2/17/1968
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion,7th Infantry, 199th Infantry Brigade (USA); 1st-3d-6th-8th-11th ARVN Airborne 
Brigades; 1st-2d-3d-4th-6th VN Marine Brigades; 30th-33d-35th-38th-41st ARVN Ranger 
Battalions
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	953
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clearing operation in Saigon following Tet
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
This operation was connected with GIANT SLINGSHOT to form BARRIER REEF on 2 January 
1969.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tran Hung Dao II
CTZ
III
TAO
Sai Gon area; Capital Military District
Start Date	End Date
	2/17/1968	3/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
Slightly reduced forces from the TRAN HUNG DAO I Operation
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	713
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clearing operation in Saigon following Tet
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
A continuation of TRAN HUNG DAO with slightly reduced forces.
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Travis
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	10/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
emergency airlift of 2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division to support Operation PAUL REVERE IV
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Treasure Isle or Treasure Island
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/10/1969	1/18/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Trinidad
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/6/1966	12/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Trinidad II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1966	12/11/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Trinity
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1967	2/1/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Triple Play
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1965	10/19/1965
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 3d Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Triple Trouble
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/28/1965	10/29/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Troy
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1966	9/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Truong Cong Dinh
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong and KienTuong Provinces of the IV Corps Tactical Zone
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1968	5/21/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 9th Infantry Division (USA); ARVN; Task Force 117 (USN)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,251 (between TRUONG CONG DINH
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy/combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
On 21 May, this operation combined with Operation TRUONG CONG DINH (PEOPLE'S ROAD).
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Truong Cong Dinh (People's Road)
CTZ
IV
TAO
Dinh Tuong Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/21/1968	8/3/1968
Allied Units Involved
9th Infantry Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Reconnaisance in Force
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
replaced by Operation QUYET ChIEN
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Truong Cong Pen
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/25/1965	7/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tuan Thang III
CTZ
III
TAO
Sai Gon area
Start Date	End Date
	2/17/1969
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer
 C. Tucker


Operation Name
Tucson
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province - Long Nguyen Secret Zone and Michelin Plant
Start Date	End Date
	2/14/1967	2/21/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tulsa
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong and Binh Long Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/8/1966	10/16/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation; clear and prepare Route 13 between Phu Cuong and An Loc
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Turkey Shoot
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/22/1965	11/25/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tuscaloosa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/23/1967	1/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Twickenham
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/2/1969	6/1/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Tyler
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Thuan Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/13/1966	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 327th Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
sames as Operation QUICK HOP / TYLER
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Union I / Lien Ket 102
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Name and Quang Tin Provinces (Thang Binh,  Phuc Ha / Que Son Valley)
Start Date	End Date
	4/20/1967	5/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Division (USMC);1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 1st Marines(USMC); 1st 
and 3d Battalions, 5th Marine(USMC); 5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st ARVN Ranger Group
Enemy Units Involved
3d PAVN Regiment
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	220 (USMC between both 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
714 (USMC between both 	865 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To control the Phuc Ha / Que Son Valley
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The 2d Battalion, 1st Marines was hit by weapons from the 3d PAVN Regiment on 20 April.  
The operation began the next day with the insertion of USMC and ARVN troops.  Fighting 
lasted until 25 April.  As the PAVN retreated, only the 5th Marines were left in the area.  Then
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Union II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/25/1967	6/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
5th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st-2d-3d Battalions, 5th Marines (USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 7th
 Marines (USMC); 6th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
3d and 21st PAVN Regiments
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	220 (USMC between both 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
714 (USMC between both 	701 (PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To entrap the 3d and 21st PAVN Regiments seen in a valley in 
northern Quang Tin Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The Marines and ARVN battled units of the 3d PAVN Regiment north of Tam Ky.  Later the 
1st Battalion, 5th Marines, with the help of artillery and air strikes,took the 21st PAVN 
Regiment's hillside position north of Thien Phuoc in bunker-to-bunker fighting.  The two UNION
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of the Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Union Square
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/22/1969
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Uniontown
CTZ
III
TAO
Sai Gon area, Long Binh, Bien Hoa Province,War Zine C, War Zone D
Start Date	End Date
	12/17/1967	3/8/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA), (Combined the 3d Battalion, 7th Infantry and 
4th Battalion, 12th Infantry); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 11th Armored Cavalry
 Regiment (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
VC; PAVN
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	922
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation; To assault PAVN and VC forces in the area and later to counter the Tet 
offensive
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
In Decemeber the 199th and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment engaged VC and PAVN in War 
Zone C.  The 199th conducted its first combat assault mission during this time, and it 
continued to be used as a quick reaction force in the Sai Gon area.  When Tet broke out in 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Uniontown (1966-1967)
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Binh Area
Start Date	End Date
	10/11/1966	11/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA); 11th Armored 
Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Strategic defense of Long Binh Area
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Uniontown / Strike
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/1/1967	12/17/1967
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Uniontown I
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/14/1968	2/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Uniontown III - Box Springs
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	2/10/1968	3/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Upsur Stream
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/11/1971	3/29/1971
Allied Units Involved
1st Marines, 1st Marines Division (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Utah / Lien Ket 26
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - Northwest of Quang Ngai City
Start Date	End Date
	3/4/1966	3/8/1966
Allied Units Involved
Companies F, G, and H of the 2d Battalion, 7th Regiment (USMC), Company B of the 1st 
Battalion, 7th Regiment (USMC), Company B of the 2d Battalion, 4th Regiment (USMC), 
Company L of the 3d Battalion, 1st Regiment (USMC);1st Ariborne Battalion of the 2d ARVN 
Enemy Units Involved
36th (also called the 21st) PAVN Regiement and VC main force units
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	98 (USMC)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
278 (USMC)	586-632
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To drive out the PAVN northwest of Quang Ngai City
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
The Marine Air Group (MAG) 36 airlifted the ARVN division and USMC companies of the 2/7th 
into the area during heavy resistance.  The most resistance occurred at Hill 50 and just 
southwest at Chau Nhai.  The operation was expanded with more U.S. Marine units.  Company 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Utah Mesa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - vicinity of Khe Sanh
Start Date	End Date
	6/11/1969	7/9/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 1st and 3d Brigades, 9th Marines (USMC); 1st ARVN 
Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Valdosta
CTZ
III
TAO
Long Khanh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/1/1967	9/6/1967
Allied Units Involved
11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
road security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Valiant Hunt
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/15/1968
Allied Units Involved
USN
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Valley Forge
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa and Long Khanh Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1968	3/16/1968
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA); 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d 
Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Van Buren
CTZ
II
TAO
Phu Yen Province - mountains along coast south of Tuy Hoa
Start Date	End Date
	1/17/1966	2/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Marine Brigade (ROK); 47th Regiment (ARVN)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	679
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Rice harvest security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
follow-on to Operation JEFFERSON
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Vance Canyon
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/20/1968	7/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (Light)(USA);
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Vaucluse
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/8/1966	9/24/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Australian Task Force (HQ); 5th and 6th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Velvet Hammer
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/14/1968	4/28/1968
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
cordon and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Vernon Lake I
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai - west of Quang Ngai City
Start Date	End Date
	10/25/1968	11/2/1968
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (Light)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Vernon Lake II
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/2/1968	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Vintage Rally
CTZ
III
TAO
Phuoc Tuy Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/14/1969	12/24/1969
Allied Units Involved
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance and ambush operations
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Viper I
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/1/1965	12/14/1965
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 16th Infantry; 1st and 2d Battalions, 18th 
Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Viper II
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/14/1965	1/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 18th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Virginia
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province - vicinity of Khe Sanh Special Forces Camp
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1966	5/1/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Virginia Ridge
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Tri Province along the DMZ
Start Date	End Date
	4/30/1969	7/16/1969
Allied Units Involved
9th Regiment (USMC); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA); 3d Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st, 
2d, 3d Battalions, 3d Marines (USMC); 1st Battalion, 12th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	560
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waco
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1966	12/2/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wahiawa
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province - 15 km north-northwest Cu Chi in Boi Loi Woods, Ho Bo Woods, and Filhol
 Plantation
Start Date	End Date
	5/16/1966	5/27/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st and 2d Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waialua
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia, Tay Ninh and Long An Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	3/7/1967	4/8/1967
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In South East Asia


Operation Name
Waikiki
CTZ
III
TAO
Hau Nghia Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/4/1966	3/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Miliary Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waimea
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh and Binh Duong Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1967	12/7/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation in the Ho Bo Woods, Bui Loi Woods, Fillhol Plantation, and the 
Iron Triangle
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
part of Operation BARKING SANDS
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waldron Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/24/1969	1/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
highway security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Walker
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces - vicinity of An Khe
Start Date	End Date
	1/16/1968	1/31/1969
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA); 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 4th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy and security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wallongong
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/10/1967	1/28/1967
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wallowa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1967	11/11/1967
Allied Units Involved
23d Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
consolidated with Operation WHEELER November 11, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
War Bonnet
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	1/3/1966	1/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 9th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Warfare
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1966	5/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Warm Springs
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	12/18/1967	12/23/1967
Allied Units Involved
199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
redesignated Operation UNIONTOWN December 23, 1967
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wasco Rapids
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province - vicinity of Song Ve River Valley
Start Date	End Date
	3/13/1971	3/27/1971
Allied Units Involved
198th Infantry Brigade (USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and clear operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Washington
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/6/1966	7/14/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Washington Green
CTZ
II
TAO
An Loa Valley of Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/15/1969	1/1/1971
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	1,957
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation; clear and search
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waterford I
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Long Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/3/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Waycross
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province -northwest Phu Loi
Start Date	End Date
	3/24/1966	3/25/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA); 5th ARVN Division (elements)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; return to attack on 5th ARVN Division Training Center on March
 23, 1966
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne
CTZ
I
TAO
Thua Thien Province - 10 km southwest of Phu Bai
Start Date	End Date
	5/10/1966	5/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Arrow
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/31/1969	2/8/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 3d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Boulder
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/10/1969	10/11/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Breaker
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	10/18/1969	1/4/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
pacification operation; security
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Dart
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/2/1969	2/7/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Fast
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/23/1970	7/14/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Forge
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/28/1970	10/14/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA);
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Green
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum and Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	2/10/1969	2/28/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry (USA); 1st and 3d 
Battalions, 12th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Grey
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/1/1969	4/14/1969
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st and 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry (USA); 3d Battalion, 12th 
Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 22d Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
	608
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; Preliminary Checklist Of United States 
Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Hurdle
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh, Phu bon and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	6/1/1970	6/26/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Javelin
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh and Pleiku Provinces
Start Date	End Date
	4/13/1969	10/18/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 1st, 2d, 3d Battalions, 8th Infantry (USA); 3d 
Battalion, 12th Infantry (USA); 1st Battalion, 69th Armor (USA); 2d Squadron, 1st Cavalry 
(USA); 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
clear and search operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Jump
CTZ
II
TAO
Kontum Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1970	5/25/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Pierce
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/5/1970	8/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Rock
CTZ
II
TAO
Darlac Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/11/1969	12/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Pacification
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Sabre
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1970	11/17/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Span I
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/16/1970	7/27/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Span II
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/28/1970	8/5/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Combat Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Stab
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1970	3/16/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wayne Thrust
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/4/1970	1/30/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Webster
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1967	3/18/1967
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wheaton
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/17/1966	3/18/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
recovery operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations in Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wheeler
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/11/1967	11/25/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (USA); 2d Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; consolidation with Wallowa on November 11, 1967.
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operation In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wheeler Place
CTZ
III
TAO
Binh Duong Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/22/1969	2/3/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 2d ARVN Division
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Militry Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wheeler/Wallowa
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces (Tam Ky)
Start Date	End Date
	11/11/1967	11/11/1968
Allied Units Involved
Task Force Oregon (TFO) (originally 196th Light Infantry Brigade, 1st Brigade of the 101st 
Airborne Division, and 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry Division/ later reconsituted as Americal Division
 (23d Infantry Division) consisting of 196th, 198th and 11th Light Infantry Brigades(USA)); 3d 
Enemy Units Involved
2d PAVN Division and reinforcements; 60th and 70th Main Force VC Battalions
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	682 (USA)
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
2,548 (USA)	10,000-10,020 (VC / PAVN)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; to blunt an offensive by the PAVN 2d Division and to enable 
units of the 3d Marine Task Force to relocate to Quang Tri Province
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Operations Consilidated on November 10, 1967.  Early in Operation WHEELER, the 1st Brigade, 
1st Airborne and 2 battalions of the 3d Brigade, 4th Infantry left for their own divisions.  They
 were replaced by the 3d Brigade and Troop B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry of the 1st Cavalry 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
While Away
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	11/21/1969	11/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 16th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
White Wing
CTZ
II
TAO
Binh Dinh Province - An Lao Valley
Start Date	End Date
	2/4/1966	3/6/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Cavalry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation to interdict enemy fleeing from Operations MASHER
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wiggins
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	12/27/1966	12/31/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Battalion, 3d Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asa


Operation Name
Wilcox
CTZ
II
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	8/10/1966	8/12/1966
Allied Units Involved
USMC
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wilderness
CTZ
III
TAO
Tay Ninh Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/8/1968	4/7/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (USA);  199th Infantry Brigade (Light)(Separate)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Williams Glade
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/12/1969	7/29/1969
Allied Units Involved
3d Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC); 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry 
Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wilton
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/8/1966	9/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
USA
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Winchester
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province - Danang
Start Date	End Date
	10/8/1966	12/4/1966
Allied Units Involved
4th Battalion, 503d Airborne Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; OPCON to 3d Marine Division
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Windsor
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	9/29/1968	10/12/1968
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of Untied States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Winfield Scott
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	7/30/1967	7/30/1967
Allied Units Involved
Mobile Strike Force (5th Special Forces Group)(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wolfe Mountain
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	7/22/1970	1/30/1971
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
combat operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Worth
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/12/1968	3/26/1968
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Squadron, 5th 
Cavalry, 9th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operation In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wren
CTZ
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	9/16/1966	10/19/1966
Allied Units Involved
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
deployment of PHILCAGV from Cam Ranh Bay to Tuy Ninh
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wright Blue
CTZ
II
TAO
Pleiku Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/24/1970	6/28/1970
Allied Units Involved
4th Infantry Division (HQ, USA); 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operaitons In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wyatt Earp
CTZ
II
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	3/14/1966	3/21/1966
Allied Units Involved
2d Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (USA); 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division 
(USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaissance in force and security operation on Highway 19
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
also see Operation BUCHANAN
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Wyoming
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tin Province - 15 km northwest of Chu Lai
Start Date	End Date
	4/26/1966	4/30/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 1st Marines (USMC); 2d Battalion, 5th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Xray One (or Xray I)
CTZ
III
TAO
Bien Hoa Province
Start Date	End Date
	10/4/1965	10/6/1965
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yankee Team
CTZ
Laos
TAO
Laos
Start Date	End Date
	5/19/1964
Allied Units Involved
USAF
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
air reconnassaince of Laos
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yass
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	11/6/1966	11/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
Australian
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
security operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yazoo
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province - Happy Valley
Start Date	End Date
	8/27/1967	9/5/1967
Allied Units Involved
7th Marines (HQ, USMC); 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC); 3d Battalion, 11th Marines 
(USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yell
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	4/17/1966	4/20/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 1st and 2d Battalions, 1st Marines (various compaines, 
USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yellowstone
CTZ
III
TAO
War Zone C (Tay Ninh Province)
Start Date	End Date
	12/7/1967	2/24/1968
Allied Units Involved
2d and 3d Brigades, 25th Infantry Division (USA); 49th ARVN Regiment
Enemy Units Involved
VC (specifically the 271st and 272d Regiments)
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
	29 (USA, in battle on 1 Jan. 
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
159 (USA, in battle on 1 	1,254 (300 in battle on 1 Jan. 1968)
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation; To locate and destroy VC installations in War Zone C and to 
prevent Communists from penetrating into the III Corps Tactical Zone
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
At the opening of YELLOWSTONE, the USA experienced frequent mortar attacks, but very few 
ground contacts with the VC.  However, it was obvious that War Zone C was still a major VC 
and PAVN logistical base.   On 1 January the 271st and 272d VC Regiments assaulted the 3d 
Sources Used in Archive
Vietnam: Order Of Battle, by Shelby L. Stanton; The Enyclopedia Of The Vietnam War: A 
Political, Social & Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker; Preliminary Checklist Of 
United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
York
CTZ
III
TAO
Start Date	End Date
	4/1/1966	4/7/1966
Allied Units Involved
1st Battalion, 28th Infantry (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
Search and Destory operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
York Market
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Tri Province
Start Date	End Date
	1/30/1970	4/16/1970
Allied Units Involved
1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
reconnaisance in force, search and clear, security operation, part of Operation GREENE RIVER
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yorktown
CTZ
III
TAO
Xuan Loc Province
Start Date	End Date
	6/23/1966	7/9/1966
Allied Units Involved
173d Airborne Brigade (USA)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yuba
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Nam Province
Start Date	End Date
	3/10/1967	3/12/1967
Allied Units Involved
1st Marine Division (HQ, USMC); 2d Battalion, 4th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia


Operation Name
Yuma
CTZ
I
TAO
Quang Ngai Province
Start Date	End Date
	5/15/1966	5/17/1966
Allied Units Involved
3d Battalion, 7th Marines (USMC)
Enemy Units Involved
Allied Operational Strength	Enemy Operational Strength	Allied KIA
Allied WIA	Allied MIA	Enemy KIA
Enemy WIA
Objective of Operation
search and destroy operation
Descriptive Narrative of Operation
Sources Used in Archive
Preliminary Checklist Of United States Military Operations In Southeast Asia
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