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Written January 2014



23 Apr 1967 - 12 May 1967

Area of Operation:

Boi Loi Woods, Bình Dương 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


Search and destroy


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.


Vietnam War Almanac by James H. Willbanks

The Vietnam Center And Archive (at Texas Tech University)

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