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Cedar Falls (Operation Niagara - Cedar Falls)

Dates: 1/8/1967 – 1/27/1967

Combat Tactical Zone: III

Tactical Area of Operation: 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

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 cleared of vegetation. The pla ...Read more