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Manhattan

Written January 2014

Operation

Dates: 

23 Apr 1967 - 12 May 1967

Area of Operation:

Boi Loi Woods, Binh Duong Province, III Corps

Allied Units:

US Army 3d Brigade 1st Infantry Division, 3d Brigade 4th Infantry Division, 1st and 2d Brigades 25th Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment; ARVN 5th Division, 34th Ranger Battalion

Allied Casualties:

15 KIA, 133 WIA

Enemy Units:

Viet Cong

Enemy Casualties:

123 KIA, 7 POW

Objective(s):

Search and destroy

Significance/Notes:

Over 90,000 lbs of rice cached by the Viet Cong was seized and redistributed to Vietnamese civilians. 128 weapons and approximately 55,000 rounds of ammunition were also seized.

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