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Dates: 11/1/1967 – 3/31/1968

Combat Tactical Zone: I

Tactical Area of Operation: Quang Tri Province (action centered in Khe Sanh area)

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 Battle of Khe Sanh. On 21 Janu ...Read more

Rolling Thunder

Dates: 3/2/1965 – 10/31/1968

Combat Tactical Zone: DRV

Tactical Area of Operation: North Vietnam

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 to the negotiation talbe relatively quickl ...Read more