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Written January 2021
26 Feb 1968 – 12 Sep 1968
Area of Operation:
Thừa Thiên and Quảng Nam Provinces, I Corps
USMC 2d Battalion 3d Marines, 1st, 2d and 3d Battalions 5th Marines, 2d Battalion 7th Marines, 1st Battalion 9th Marines, 1st Battalion 13th Marines, 1st and 3d Battalions 26th Marines, 2d Battalion 27th Marines
121 KIA, 848 WIA
To secure Highway 1, particularly Hải Vân Pass, and provide security for details working on the railroad between Huế and Da Nang.
Consisted of at least four phases, named Houston I through IV.
Vietnam Battle Chronology: U.S. Army and Marine Corps Combat Operations, 1965-1973 by David Burns Sigler
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